Manage episode 337875019 series 2818496
Artika Tyner 2022 Bush Fellow, is a accomplished educator, civil rights attorney, law professor and award-winning children's book author, who beat the odds as a child growing up surrounded by incarcerated family members. She immersed herself in books from an early age and became a first-generation college student. Now, she seeks to share the gift of reading with children of color who are growing up in conditions similar to those she experienced. She sees that Minnesota's educational system continues to experience some of the most significant racial disparities in the U.S.