Black Issues Forum

Black Writers of Children's Books

Season 30 Episode 3022 | 26m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Award-winners in children's books publishing, author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Vanessa Brantly Newton discuss the importance of diverse characters and subject matter, how to use books to talk with children about difficult social issues, and the real gatekeeping and institutional challenges African Americans face in publishing

Aired: 06/20/15

Rating: NR

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Black Issues Forum is a local public television program presented by PBS NC.