African American Education, Black Education, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

11-Year-Old Turns His Love of Reading Into a Book Club to Inspire Other Black Boys to Love It, Too – Atlanta Black Star Avid reader Sidney Keys III was excited to find a St. Louis bookstore filled with positive stories about Black youths, but he didn’t have anyone his age to discuss them with, so he decided to create Books N Bros book club.

“It feels really good,” Sidney said of launching the club. “I’d rather talk to boys my age that I can relate to, instead of adults, about a story they didn’t even read or may not even understand like me.”

The all-boys group that holds monthly meetings discussing Black children’s literature was founded in September after Sidney’s mother, Winnie Caldwell, captured him reading on the floor of EyeSeeMe bookstore. It promotes positive images of the Black community and Caldwell’s August video documenting their visit went viral, racking up more than 64,000 views to date.

African American Education, Black Education, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

African American Education, Black Education, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

African American Education, Black Education, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN


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