Punching the Air at the Maplewood Ideas Festival
October 15 @ 7:00 pm
[words] Bookstore proudly partners with The Maplewood Library to sponsor Ibi Zoboi and Dr. Yusef Salaam — co-authors of Punching the Air — at the Maplewood Ideas Festival. Moderated by Dr. Khadijah Costley White
Thursday, October 15
7:00 pm on Zoom – Registration is required
Punching the Air has been described as “a masterwork of humanity,” “a vital story for young readers in a tumultuous time,” and “an unfiltered perspective of the anti-Blackness upholding the U.S. criminal justice system.” The publisher is partnering with nonprofit organizations to donate copies of this book to incarcerated youth.