There is much to learn about what African Americans have added to our society and the world. Not just the big names that we recall, such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, but those “unsung” folks who changed our world forever with their contributions.
Read and discover; be inspired and learn more about how African Americans have changed and improved everything – everything! – in our world.
Classroom libraries and children’s bookshelves sometimes fail to reflect a true reading rainbow. This lack of diversity has a direct impact on how our little readers develop, especially as they begin to shape their view of the world around them. Here are seven must-read books that feature memorable characters of color that your little one will love, and that will prepare them for the real, wonderfully diverse world in which we live.
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Hundreds of stunning images from black history, drawn from old negatives, have long been buried in the musty envelopes and crowded bins of the New York Times archives. None of them was published by The Times until now. Were the photos — or the people in them — not deemed newsworthy enough? Check out the finally published NY Times photos of Black Americans who shaped our history and called us to dare to dream in “full color”.