Oakland’s Youngest Literary Critic’s First Author Talk, and His Lessons from “Beyond Grit and Resilience”

“Black students, despite the barriers, can overcome challenges and become more than society thinks they can.”

“I would recommend this book to anyone who thinks they can’t do something because of an idea that was molded into them by people that think less of them.”

This is a powerful interview from one of our Oakland public school students, interviewing author Dr. Charles Cole III about his book, Beyond Grit and Resilience. Check it out here

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