Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, who are people who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
We Are Here Lit! highlights books with Black men who have served in the military in United States history.
Also listed are several ways kids can thank a Veteran:
1. Say ‘Thanks for your service.”
2. Pray for veterans
3. Make a care package for the troops.
4. Deliver a homemade gift to a veteran.
5. Attend a parade.
6. Spend time with a Veteran.
We Are Here Lit! shares our interview with acclaimed Author, Historian, and Educator Ray Anthony Shepard. An insightful journey, Mr. Shepard will share his literacy story, his path as an Educator to a noted Author sharing the importance critical literacy plays in telling African-American historical narratives.
WE ARE HERE will provide you book reviews, discussions, news, and programming about literature and literacy by and about Black males. This site will also feature vlog conversations on topics related to the promoting literacy and voice for Black boys and young men.