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A haunting past finds Zora and Me: the Bitter Ground, by T. R. Simon (book review) #MCBD
Home is a safe place,family, friends, shared history –who is trying to steal it away? A successful town founded by former slaves in Florida nurtured the imagination of Zora Neale Hurston, noted African American author who pushed through so many obstacles to gain her education. The unfinished business of eradicating prejudice and inequality caused by slavery and Jim Crow continues today. We read to learn, we read to experience, we read so history doesn’t repeat itself. Read chapter one here free, thanks to Candlewick Press. How are you reacting to what you learn? **kmm Book info: Zora & Me: The Cursed Ground / T.R. Simon. Candlewick Press, 2018. [author site] …