What role did African-Americans play in the Revolutionary War? "Chains" - the first in a trilogy by Laurie Halse Anderson - takes us to Manhattan in the 1770's. A trio of readers from Maryland discuss the book. Actress S.W. James is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.
Our celebrity reader Simona "SW James" focuses on activism through art. Her first publication is expected to be released Spring 2016. She's produced performances throughout the East Coast, from showcases to recital/monologues to plays. Connect with her on Twitter and Instagram at @swjtheguru.
Recommended reading from Amandla, Imani, Angela, and Eunhea:
Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Divergent – Veronica Roth
Liberty Porter, First Daughter - Julia DeVillers and Paige Pooler
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
A Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson
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