Brooks was highly invested in the education of younger generations, treating seriously the talents and issues of young people and teaching them how to use writing to navigate a difficult and discriminatory world. This focuses on Brooks’s impact as a teacher and mentor to younger writers throughout her career. Her dedication to youth education was obvious in her material and personal contributions to her students and mentees. Her commitment to the education of young people was multileveled and involved deep conversations about vulnerability and self-expression.
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