Author: Jehrade McIntosh

Jehrade McIntosh, current undergraduate student at Barry University.

Note: This literacy memoir is coupled with Ligia Mihut’s blog post as part of our “Beyond a Single Language/Single Modality” Blog Carnival. Click here to read Mihut’s framing of this memoir, or proceed to the first recording. My first best friend was Malcolm X. Oh, the sweet discussions we’d share, Malcolm and I. He told me, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”  I too wanted to own tomorrow. Besides, I never owned much to begin with, but I knew now, I could only do it through reading. “Lawd jesas,…

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