Today we're pleased to welcome Angela Joy to the WNDB blog to discuss her picture book BLACK IS A RAINBOW COLOR, out now! A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on. Red is a rainbow … [Read more...] about Q&A with Angela Joy: BLACK IS A RAINBOW COLOR
By Gholdy Muhammad Over the past seven years, I have been deeply involved in studying archival documents of the 19th century that chronicled literacy development among Black Americans. I engaged in archeological digs through hundreds of historical documents and literary artifacts, such as … [Read more...] about How to Move Beyond the Common Core and Connect Historical Excellence to Your Classroom
By Sarah Prager Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! I have loved LGBTQ+ history since I figured out as a preteen I was a part of that community. Getting to know my ancestors’ stories was a way I found my sense of self and community as a teen. They let me know I wasn’t alone and I wasn’t the first one to … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t There More LGBTQ+ People in History Books?