Literacy is the gateway to freedom.

Raise the literacy standard!

African Americans watch 40% more television than any other ethnic group. What aren’t we doing with that time other ethnic groups are? Ancestrally, slaves in America found freedom by learning to read the Bible. Self-actualization through written expression allows a person to develop thoughts in their own way; not framed by what someone else told them.

Reading beckons comprehension. Comprehension influences query. Query sparks innovation. Innovation drives sustainable futures.


  • Literacy as the gateway to freedom

  • Comprehension as basis for query

  • Self-expression and recognition through language

  • Access to global information resources

  • Political, economic, and social empowerment via systematic processes