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New Jersey high school student releases illustrated children’s book

New Jersey high school student releases illustrated children’s book

Author Surayyah “RayRay” Fofana knows what it’s like to grow up in a multiracial/multireligious/multicultural home and to wonder about what makes her different. As a 16-year-old, high school student, activist, and dancer with a full head of curly hair, Surayyah Fofana penned RayRay Paints a Self-Portrait, to share with the world a realistic and warm portrayal of a diverse home and to create a character that kids just like RayRay could identify with.