Imani Brooks

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Young. Gifted. Educated. Black Girl with a pen and a mind full of dreams and opinions. I write because...

“I do not know if these hands will become Malcolm’s—raised and fisted or Martin’s—open and asking or James’s—curled around a pen. I do not know if these hands will be Rosa’s or Ruby’s gently gloved and fiercely folded calmly in a lap, on a desk, around a book, ready to change the world . . .”

― Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming