Quote of the Week:
“When you hear, ‘black lives matter,’ don’t instinctively respond that all lives matter, as if one statement negates the other. Instead, try to understand why people of color might be compelled to remind the world that their lives have value.” — Roxane Gay
Mostly About Children’s Books:
“What Children’s Publishers Read at Home with Kids” Compiled by Diane Roback — from Publishers Weekly.
“Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet Speech Videos” — from Association for Library Service to Children
“2015 LIS 7210 Library Materials for Children List” by Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen — from sarahpark.com: musings on korean diaspora, children’s literature, and adoption
“#WeNeedDiverseBlogs: Reviewing & Reading Diversely” hosted by Nicole Brinkley — from Twitter Discussion thread
Important Points to Consider:
“Of Lions and Men: Mourning Samuel DuBose and Cecil the Lion” by Roxane Gay — from The New York Times.
“American Racism in the ‘White Frame’” interview of Joe Feagan by George Yancy — from The New York Times
“The Hololcaust and White Privilege” by Monica Edinger — from Educating Alice