Black History Month Beyond the Basics: Remembering Cortez Peters

Author Pamela M. Tuck tells us who she would choose to be as well-known or remembered as Rosa Parks and why.

Giveaway: Win a Book Signed by Rosa Parks!

In honor of Black History Month, LEE & LOW BOOKS is offering two chances to win a copy of Dear Mrs. Parks: A Dialogue with Today’s Youth, personally signed by Rosa Parks.

Poetry Friday: Walking in Harriet Tubman’s Shoes

Pamela Tuck, author of As Fast As Words Could Fly, shares a poem she penned about Harriet Tubman

Snapshots from the 22nd Annual African American Children’s Book Fair

A few photos from this year’s African American Children’s Book Fair in Philadelphia

Black History Month: Why Remember Bill Traylor?

Who was Bill Traylor, and why should we remember him? Author Don Tate shares his thoughts on one of America’s most important outsider artists.

The Origins of the Coretta Scott King Award

Dr. Henrietta M. Smith, Professor Emerita and the first African-American professor at the University of South Florida, School of Information shares her memories of how the Coretta Scott King Award began.

Black History Month: Why Remember Florence “Baby Flo” Mills?

Everyone knows Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King, Jr., but there are many other African Americans who have contributed to the rich fabric of our country but whose names have fallen through the cracks of history. We’ve asked some of our authors who chose to write biographies of these talented leaders why we should remember […]

Black History Month: Why Remember Arthur Ashe?

Everyone knows Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King, Jr., but there are many other African Americans who have contributed to the rich fabric of our country but whose names have fallen through the cracks of history. We’ve asked some of our authors who chose to write biographies of these talented leaders why we should remember […]

Black History Month: Why Remember Toni Stone?

Everyone knows Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King, Jr., but there are many other African Americans who have contributed to the rich fabric of our country but whose names have fallen through the cracks of history. We’ve asked some of our authors who chose to write biographies of these talented leaders why we should remember […]

Black History Month: Why Remember Robert Smalls?

Everyone knows Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King, Jr., but there are many other African Americans who have contributed to the rich fabric of our country but whose names have fallen through the cracks of history. We’ve asked some of our authors who chose to write biographies of these talented leaders why we should remember […]