Civil Rights Through Children’s Literature


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Which books on Civil Rights inspired you as a kid?


From the time she was a little girl, Mahalia Jackson was singing songs of freedom. And then she met Martin Luther King, a man whose spoken words have come to define American civil rights. This hour, we’ll talk about a children’s book that illustrates their partnership, and discuss how books can teach kids the tumultuous history of race and equality.


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