Tag: books for black children

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BOOKS THAT HELP BLACK CHILDREN DISCOVER THEMSEMSELVES

As a young African American child growing up in schools in the deep south, the only people I saw who looked like me, were pictures of African Americans brought in by African American teachers as extra-curricular activities. . . none were in my textbooks and none were children. My love for music made me cling to Marian Anderson like glue. Conversely, black people were labeled as … Read More BOOKS THAT HELP BLACK CHILDREN DISCOVER THEMSEMSELVES