Quraysh Ali Lansana’s A Gift from Greensboro

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A Gift from Greensboro, a poem by Quraysh Ali Lansana, illustrated in black and white with meaningful splashes of color by Skip Hill, is a joyful story about a friendship between a black boy and a white boy in the segregated South.

The two friends race their bicycles through Greensboro, North Carolina, and hangout in Woolworth’s. Continue reading