Brown Boy

Daphnie Glenn (Author) Shawnna Williams (Illustrator)


Malik Wilson, a brilliant brown boy, is starting the 3rd grade in a new school! Before he heads off to school, his mother gives him truths about being a brown boy in today's society. Cities and neighborhoods where little brown boys and girls reside, have unfortunately been the home to violence and senseless tragedies. From the Mike Browns, Trayvon Martins, and Tamir Rices, this book allows readers, (specifically brown boys, girls, and families) the ability to:
- Create conversation about what it means to be brown - Comprehend past and present tragedies - Understand their representation in society - Create a barrier of love and protection for all children This book is dedicated to the young brown boys who we have lost over the years to senseless tragedies. May they forever be in our hearts as we push forward to help younger generations have pride in the skin they are in.

Product Details

Palmetto Publishing Group
Publish Date
January 07, 2017
8.5 X 0.1 X 8.5 inches | 0.26 pounds

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About the Author

Daphnie Glenn was born in Greenville, South Carolina where she spent several years of her childhood living in lower income communities with her mother and siblings. Despite having few resources, she made it her mission to excel in education. She graduated from high school and went off to college where she earned her Bachelor or Arts in Non-profit Administration and Communications. Having a servant's heart, she discovered a passion for her community. She went off to get her Master's of Education in Higher Education Administration at Columbia College. This led her back to her Alma Mater, USC Upstate, where she works as an Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life, Professor, and Advisor for campus organizations. In her spare time, she loves to read, write, and create memories with her friends and family. She enjoys working with young people and hopes that her gifts and talents will lead others to Christ and their purpose.