…u p d a t e d. Are your blogrolls updated? Well, since it’s spring and beautiful outside, let get some fresh and bold issues of diversity from the ‘sphere’, with particular attention on: YA Lit., publishing, issues in the news, controversial news, librarians on the move, book reviews and more! Here’s what I have this […]
It was a pleasure to interview author and poet, Richard Michelson, whose latest and beautifully illustrated book, TWICE AS GOOD [Sleeping Bear Press, 2012], tells the amazing story of yet another courageous African American man. Please watch the following footage of the story and stay tuned for my interview with Richard.
Really. He’s on point, too. By the way, Chris is the founding Principal of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. Take a look.
Zetta Elliott continues…
Zetta is a definite pioneer when it comes to lecturing and writing about diverse issues and how these issues impact the literary community. That said, here’s part one of our discussion about the Trayvon Martin tragedy.
Matt de la Pena’s conclusion…
Here’s part two of my conversation with author Matt de la Pena regarding the Mexican American Studies Program being dropped from Tucson, Arizona schools. ]
The outrage over the suspended Mexican American Studies in Tucson, Arizona is getting students to take on the role of activists.