CELEBRATING POWERFUL VOICES: COLLECTING ISSUES #1-7 OF THE REVOLUTIONARY DIGITAL-FIRST SERIES! New voices present relevant, topical visions of social change and personal histories, some true-to-life while others are semi-fictionalized accounts of real experiences. All have one thing in commonâinnovative styles and compelling stories which examine how our culture builds understanding, tracing societyâs arc toward justice as we evolve in pursuit of a more just and compassionate world. Includes talent spotlights. Jules, a Black teenager, is given a pair of old binoculars as he heads out for a morning of birdwatching in Central Park. He soon learns the binoculars show him a lot more than birds, and maybe they keep him safe, too. Jesse Hollandâs Mississippi farm has been in his family since their first ancestor was freed from slaveryâtended by his grandfather and his father before him. But as Jesse grows into a man, heâs unsure if a patch of land in the Piney Woods and a life of tilling soil is his true destiny. But destiny can mean so much more than dirt and a tractorâ¦Laniceâs passion for cooking and desire for a career in the culinary arts are challenged by the source of her inspirationâher fatherâwho is concerned about his only daughter working in a kitchen, like so many Black Americans before her. This and many more!