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Review of Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford; illus. by Floyd Cooper Primary, Intermediate    Carolrhoda    32 pp.    g 2/21    978-1-5415-8120-3    $17.99 e-book ed.  978-1-7284-1738-7    $27.99 In 1921, over the course of sixteen hours, the Black community of Greenwood, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was all but destroyed, with most of its...
      

Lift Every Voice: Thank You, Gusty

Funny thing is, I have never before shared this experience with anyone. It is most likely the event that had the most impact on the direction of my life. When I was young, my imagination was voracious. In the corner of one of the three rooms of our house (the...
      

The Ring Bearer

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I have long admired Floyd Cooper’s books. His contributions to American art and culture feel vital always, but especially when there are still too few African American authors’ and illustrators’ voices in U.S. publishing today.The art he creates for his books is distinctive and unique. I do not fully understand...
      

Floyd Cooper Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here.Sponsored byIn the midst of a classic Boston snowpocalypse, it was pure pleasure to talk to Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner Floyd Cooper [in 2009 for The...
      

Studio Views: Erasing Pictures

I was asked recently to describe the way I paint pictures for picture books. I was very surprised by this request because I thought that by now every soul in America had either read about, heard, or seen me and my amazing little art demonstration, in which I show exactly...

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