There is a Clear Correlation Between Childhood Illiteracy and Prison

Eze Ihenetu
9 min readFeb 5
Photo by Emily-Jo Sutcliffe on Unsplash

I am writing a memoir about my time as an elementary school teacher, requiring painful recollections from an extremely fraught two years of life. Abject fear was a consistent thread that linked all of my experiences.

There was the fear of failing my students and my family, two groups of people whose prospects for success correlated with my own. I…

Eze Ihenetu

Eze is a teacher, survivor, and politically astute. He is a 2X Top Writer and has been published in multiple digital magazines.