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How does it feel to be young and black in America? A new book offers a glimpse.

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

"This is my story. This is my truth," says the young artist in Leah Henderson's "Warning: Color May Fade," one of 17 stories by contemporary black authors in "Black Enough: Being Young & Black in America."

This nuanced, wide-ranging anthology, edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, features a multitude of tales and viewpoints from established and new voices in YA fiction. In settings from Chicago to rural Maryland, the protagonists hang out, share kisses, apply to college and a...