american-literature

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These high school ‘classics’ have been taught for years. Are their days numbered? | Opinion

BY: - September 19, 2022

Does a new generation of students require a new generation of literary classics?

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When Black kids, shut out from the whitewashed world of children’s literature, took matters into their own hands | Opinion

BY: - February 8, 2021

The Brownies’ Book, the Defender Junior and the children’s sections of other African American weeklies gave Black children a space to tell their stories, express their anxieties and assert their ambitions.