Black Magic = Black Power for Kids

Angela Davis once said her parents “prepared her for a world that didn’t yet exist.”…

Decolonizing the Imagination of Black Children

What would happen if we recreated the Clarks’ famous doll test but used books instead?

Reclaiming Black Magic

Will there ever be enough stories to make up for the lack of inclusive children’s…

Reparations in Kid Lit

What would reparations look like in the children’s literature community?

ACL 2016 Institute: “Mirrors, Margins, and Misinformation”

Blackademics TV

My talk for Blackademics TV aired in Austin on KLRU/PBS on November 15, 2015.

Independent Sources

Dayshaun’s Gift blends history, magic, and social commentary.

Kid Lit Equality: Black Youth Matter

For more info, visit Kid Lit Equality.

The Debrief with David Ushery (NBC)

on Diversity in Children’s Books