I attended the all white school during first grade under the Freedom of Choice Act in 1966. All of the black kids were retained. Didn’t any of us pass to the second grade. The following year the schools were de-segregated. I was a year behind my previous classmates at the all black school. It took a long time for me to erase the image of not being smart from my psyche.
- Excerpt from Mourner’s Bench, “I Flunked It,” Nat . Brut Literary Journal
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- Novel Excerpt: I FLUNKED IT by Sanderia Faye, Nat . Brut Literary Journal
- PBS Books & Co. AZ Poet Laureate Alberto Rios Interviews and Sanderia Faye
- AFRICAN DIASPORA: NEW DIALOGUES-Hosted and Facilitated by Author Sanderia Faye, Winner, 2016 Wright / Hurston Award for Debut Fiction