Avery Williams Featured in Upcoming Publication 2020: The Year That Changed America

Junior Avery Danae Williams’ essay titled “Faith from a Distance,” will be included in an upcoming book 2020: The Year That Changed America. It is an anthology consisting of blogs, posts, journal entries, essays, and prose relating to the coronavirus pandemic, the racial pandemic, and other striking events that happened this year. It will be released in January 2021 as both an eBook and a paperback. The author’s name is Kevin Powell; he is an award-winning poet, journalist, civil rights activist, and Rutgers University – New Brunswick alumnus. He also grew up in Jersey City but has been living in New York City for many years now.

Avery is president of the African American Appreciation Club as well as a member of Glee Club and Link Crew.  When asked about her accomplishment, she stated “What makes me even more excited is that I will be elevating the voices of Generation Z with my narrative. I can’t wait to be a primary source that future generations may be studying in their US History classes many, many years down the line, so that they understand how teenagers in 2020 dealt with this global health crisis.”  Her essay is linked below. Faith from a Distance

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