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'Blood at the Root' tells a story of Black magic

A new young adult novel called “Blood at the Root” follows a Black teen learning to harness his ancestral magic. Before it was a novel, it was a failed TV pilot. Before that, it was a tweet.

NPR’s Kathryn Fink spoke with LaDarrion Williams about publishing his debut.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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