‘I want my books to show children ... their voices do matter’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2022 1:38 PM CT | Published: December 26, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Schools library media specialist Alice Faye Duncan examines two critical points in both Tennessee and American history in her newest books “Evicted,” and “Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free.” 

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Alice Faye Duncan Shelby County Schools Fayette County Ernest Withers Juneteenth Opal Lee

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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