Let The Truth Be Told {Ida B. Wells}

Let The Truth Be Told {Ida B. Wells} Ida B. Wells was a Powerhouse  Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told by Walter Dean Myers is one of our new favorite books, both because Ida B. Wells was an absolute powerhouse of a woman and also because it helped my children place...

Opal Lee And What it Means to be Free

Opal Lee And What it Means to be Free Opal Lee Helped Make Juneteenth a National Holiday In Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free, Opal Lee remembers her grandfather’s stories of growing up just after the Emancipation Proclamation and the earliest Juneteenth...

Thurgood by Jonah Winter {Thurgood Marshall}

Thurgood by Jonah Winter {Thurgood Marshall} Thurgood Marshall – From Arguing Before the Supreme Court to Sitting on it Short version of this review: we loved Thurgood by Jonah Winter and Bryan Collier. Another influential American whose story I never learned...