August 27, 2016

Arts and Culture

Friday Open Thread: Black Children’s Authors and Illustrators

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Christopher Dean "Chris" Myers is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. In 1998, Myers won a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Harlem. The following year, he wrote and illustrated Black Cat, a book that received a Coretta … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 14: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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Thursday Open Thread: Black Children’s Authors and Illustrators

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Andrea Davis Pinkney is a children's author and Coretta Scott King Award winner who writes about African-American culture. She is the author of more than 20 books and founder of the "first African American children's book imprint at a major … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Children’s Authors and Illustrators

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Jabari Asim (born August 11, 1962) is an author, poet, playwright, associate professor of writing, literature and publishing atEmerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, and since August 2007, has been the Editor-in-Chief of The Crisis magazine, a … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Children’s Authors and Illustrators

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Nikki Grimes (born October 20, 1950) is an American author of books written for children and young adults, as well as a poet and journalist. Grimes was born in Harlem, New York. In a conversation with a Reading Is Fundamental interviewer, she … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Children’s Authors and Illustrators

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This week's threads will highlight the works of black children's authors and illustrators that you should know. Kadir Nelson (born May 15, 1974) is an African-American artist, illustrator and author. His work is focused on African-American … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 13: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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