Throughout the history of America the presence of Black writing has been prominent. Indeed ingrained in the very fabric of American history has been the literary eloquence and vigor of Black prose and verse. Black literary arts have proven to have been an integral element of America's social and political transformation… We need a new generation of readers and writers that will pen the story of our love, struggle, life and progress. It is the duty of all adults to model and inspire our youth to read and write well.
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