Author visits Cornerstone Campus

SYCAMORE – Phyllis Gooden, author, speaker, artist and poet, visited Aurora Christian School Cornerstone Campus in Sycamore for Black History Month on Feb. 28.

During her visit, Gooden read selections of her poetry about the African American experience, from slavery through her growing up years in segregated Alabama. Her presentation to middle school students included the singing of spirituals of the time.

Gooden has authored two books, "Night Wonders" and "Night Form," which will be released in April. For more information about Gooden and her books, visit

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