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Tucson mourns civil right leader and local activist Betty Liggins. Get the full story about her legacy on Tucson.com.
New kids' fiction and non-fiction are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses, courtesy of Kindred!
Frequenting state and national parks is one of my favorite things to do. My family finds that there are few of my culture or hue present.
Barbara Lewis, Vice President of the Dunbar Board and President of the Archive Committee, speaks about her time at the Dunbar School.
PimaLib_AnnieW said:

As a librarian (and, specifically, a children's librarian), I have read MANY MANY MANY books. Some of them have really moved me. This one actually gave…

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On April 9, 1939, Marian Anderson sang a concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after being turned away from Constitution Hall.
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals.
New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
For strong, Black girls who will one day grow into strong, Black women - these books are for you!
Resources for kids covering a range of social-justice topics.
PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

This story made me smile the whole way through. It reminded me of the times I would accompany my brother when he went Al's Barbershop on Saturday mornings…

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"When folks see that change, they want to use the library, they want to come in, they want to embrace us just like we want to embrace them."
Two members of our Kindred team were interviewed about One Book, One Community. Listen in to find out about our 2019 community read!
The New York Times has a special online edition with obituaries of remarkable Black men and women who were overlooked in the past.
Celebrate the achievements of these notable Black men and women!
February is Black History Month! These books, perfect for younger readers, celebrate the lives and achievements of Black men and women.
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