Category: friendship

Review: The Quickest Kid In Clarksville

At the 1960 Olympic Games, African American sprinter Wilma Rudolph became the first woman from the United States to win three gold medals at the same Olympics.  Rudolph grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee, a segregated town. After her victories, Rudolph…

I Identify with The Anti-Socialites

Attending the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Children’s Day for the first time last September, I came across a lone booth in the middle of the plaza. There Alicia and Tameka McKenzie were selling their self-published series for middle graders, The Anti-Socialites,…