Blog Post: Diversity in Youth Literature: The Research — CrazyQuiltEdi

As promised, today I have a post on trends in resesearching “diversity’ in youth literature from Dr. Angel Daniel Matos. Even if you’re not a scholar, you’ll appreciate the attention thatAngel’s piece brings to shifts we’re observing in youth literature. This body of work will continue to grow particularly with the new Research on Diversity […]

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The Brown Bookshelf 28 Days Later Campaign Day 25

Tami Charles describes herself as a “former teacher. Wannabe chef. Debut author.” We here at the Brown Bookshelf just know her as awesome. She was also in a R&B group (and I really, really want to know which one), and has serious love for empanadas. We’ve got love for empanadas too, but we’re really excited […]

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Blog Post: The Mystery of Malcolm X

From Ebony Magazine, September 1964 Today, on the fifty-third anniversary of El Hajj Malik Shabazz’s (Malcolm X’s) martyrdom, we re-present Hans Massaquoi’s article in Ebony covering the short period between his departure from the Nation of Islam in March 1964 and his assassination in 1965. Massaquoi followed Malcolm X across Harlem as he built the […]

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