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28 Feb Celebrating Black History with Children’s Books

By Juliana Avery In 1976, President Gerald Ford designated February as Black History Month, chosen because it coincided with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. He called it an, “opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout...

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30 Aug It Starts At Home

By Erin Trenbeath-Murray I recently had an enlightening conversation with the young Vietnamese immigrant mother who is an acquaintance of mine. She was telling me about her oldest child, a 5-year-old boy who was starting 1st grade in the fall. “I thought he was reading great!” she...

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