March 13, 2018

Well Read Wednesday – Author Interview: Vashti Harrison, Little Leaders

    Hey Well Read Readers – This week I had the pleasure of speaking with the author of New York Times Best-selling book Little Leaders – Bold Women in Black History, Vashti Harrison. We talked about the enormous support from Black women, how the success of the book was […]
February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! A few weeks ago I was scrolling through Instagram and came across the page of author and illustrator, Lawrence Lindell. If you visit Lawrence’s page you’ll find themes of inspiration, awareness, inclusion, the struggle and the victories told through an amazing array of illustrations. It was on this page […]
January 31, 2018

In The News – DC School Aims To Change The Narrative About Literacy And Black Boys

DC School Aims To Change The Narrative About Literacy And Black Boys Source: Written By NewsOne Staff. Posted January 28, 2018. “We’re disrupting the notion of what public education can be and what little black boys can do and be,” says Michael Redmond, Assistant Principal, Truesdell Education Campus. A group of […]
January 17, 2018

Well Read Wednesday: BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Created by Carter G. Woodson in 1926, Black History Month started as, “Negro Week”. A week set aside to honor the contributions of African American in the United States. It wasn’t until 1976, 50 years later, that it became a month long celebration. The month of February was chosen as […]