Ibram X. Kendi discusses the process of modifying “Barracoon” for a younger audience on CBS News.
Renowned writer, advocate against racism, and contributor for CBS News Ibram X. Kendi discusses his most recent project, the adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston’s “Barracoon” for middle school students. He emphasizes the significance of making literature like “Barracoon,” which chronicles the personal experience of a survivor of the transatlantic slave trade, available and understandable for younger audiences.
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