Professor Brain Wright's book 'The Brilliance of Black Boys', asserts cultural responsiveness helps teachers and librarians to engage and incorporate identity development practices to better instill agency and voice in young Black boys.
Taking theory to practice, country singer Jimmie Allen, authors a picture book entitled 'My Voice is a Trumpet', to help kids recognize their voices can change the world.
What culturally responsive practices do you use in your schools and libraries to foster voice and agency?
Publisher & author Wade Hudson, author Tony Medina, Illustrator Gordon James, Patrick & Tiffeni from We Are Here Lit, discuss literacy narratives, writing, the state of literacy and Black boys, visual literacy, libraries, and encouraging words for young Black males.
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.