This edition: Barbershop BooksTweet
Original tape date: January 22, 2018.
First aired: February 6, 2018.
As an educator, Alvin Irby was well aware of the lack of reading proficiency among young black boys, and had an idea on how to make a difference. He started Barbershop Books, a community-based program that creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops across America.