Black book characters make black kids like me want to read more

Why Young, Black & Lit is onto something with its literature nonprofits

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For the longest time, I wanted to see the banned episode of “Black-Ish” that ABC refused to air. The activist in me thought it was full of all kinds of foul words and righteousness. I envisioned everything from black gloves and afros to…