April 24, 2016

BCBA Author Spotlight: Rita Williams-Garcia

Some years ago, Rudine Sims Bishop declared that Rita Williams-Garcia could possibly be named “among the most prominent African-American literary artists of the next generation.” Fast […]
March 12, 2016

15 Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

Mary Church Terrell, the daughter of wealthy Memphis businessman, Robert Church said, “while most girls run away to marry, I ran away to teach.” Her bold […]
February 27, 2016

BCBA Spotlight: Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop

Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop is a trailblazer, not only in the call for more diverse literature but authentic multicultural voices as well. She was one of […]
February 27, 2016

Black History Month: Unsung Black Sheroes and Heroes, Part 2

Maya Angelou once said, “I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” During Black History Month […]
February 13, 2016

Black History Month: Unsung Black Sheroes and Heroes, Part 1

Recently it was announced that actress Taraji P. Henson will portray NASA scientist Katherine Johnson in the film Hidden Figures.  Johnson’s story is told in Margot […]
June 25, 2015

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