An Interview With Walter Dean Myers on Writing and Race-logo

An Interview With Walter Dean Myers on Writing and Race

Walter Dean Myers

As a teen, Myers found few books with characters who shared his own experiences as a young African-American man in Harlem. He discusses the implicit message this absence sent, as well as his own efforts to feature minority characters.

As a teen, Myers found few books with characters who shared his own experiences as a young African-American man in Harlem. He discusses the implicit message this absence sent, as well as his own efforts to feature minority characters.
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As a teen, Myers found few books with characters who shared his own experiences as a young African-American man in Harlem. He discusses the implicit message this absence sent, as well as his own efforts to feature minority characters.

Language:

English

Length:

4m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

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