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Civil Rights Through Children’s Literature

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

Civil Rights Through Children’s Literature

From the time she was little, 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 talk about how books can teach kids the tumultuous history of race and equality.