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About Jonda McNair and Rudine Sims Bishop

Dr. Jonda C. McNair is a professor of literacy education at Clemson University in South Carolina. Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop, professor emerita at The Ohio State University, is the author of Shadow and Substance and winner of the 2017 Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

“To Be Great, Heroic or Beautiful”: The Enduring Legacy of The Brownies’ Book

Heretofore the education of the Negro child has been too much in terms of white people. All through school life his text-books contain much about white people and little or nothing about his own race. All the pictures he sees are of white people. Most of the books he reads are by white authors, and […]