Jason Reynolds


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After earning a BA in English from The University of Maryland, College Park, Jason Reynolds moved to Brooklyn, New York, where you can often find him walking the four blocks from the train to his apartment talking to himself. Well, not really talking to himself, but just repeating character names and plot lines he thought of on the train, over and over again, because he’s afraid he’ll forget it all before he gets home.

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Day 30 of 30

WHEN THEY BURY TONY ALLEN


let there be silence first

just for a moment while we stretch

our skin across this barrel of an earth


this headless and assless cavity

just for a moment while we stretch

our skin across the splintered wood


of history brown from bucktown to trenchtown

just for a moment while we stretch

our skin from trenchtown to lagos


to brixton the epidermis of everything

just for a moment whi

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“IF YOU ARE NEUTRAL IN SITUATIONS OF INJUSTICE, YOU HAVE CHOSEN THE SIDE OF THE OPPRESSOR.”
Jason Reynolds, All American Boys

“You can't run away from who you are, but what you can do is run toward who you want to be.”
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“Had our hearts really become so numb that we needed dead bodies in order to feel the beat of compassion in our chests? Who am I if I need to be shocked back into my best self?”
Jason Reynolds, All American Boys

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