A celebration of emancipation, Black liberation, and empowerment for kids and their grown-ups in honor of Juneteenth. This is a joyful holiday celebrated each June 19 to commemorate the date in 1865 when Galveston, Texas became the last place in the country to learn that enslaved people were free.
Zuri's hair has a mind of its own. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. When Daddy steps in to style it for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn. But he loves his Zuri, and he'll do anything to make her—and her hair—happy. Also an award-winning short film.
Abolitionists like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Sojourner Truth fought for freedom from slavery for all African Americans. They fought with speeches, writings, even daring rescue missions. We honor and continue their fight for freedom and equality.
Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.
This book brings together 52 iconic talents from the past and present and celebrates their inspirational achievements. It includes Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela, Rosa Parks, Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey, and Serena Williams.