Panel Discussion on Children’s Books and Diversity

Panel Discussion on Children’s Books and Diversity

Dr. Jerri Cobb Scott quotation with bookshelf background

Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Missouri State University Meyer Library, Auditorium 101

A panel will discuss the topic “Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors–African American Children’s Literature Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” They will discuss background knowledge, along with their experiences sharing African American literature with children and youth. Audience members are welcome to participate in a general Q&A.

Panelists include

  • Community Activist/Author/University Professor Sabrina Brinson
  • Minister/Community Organizer Christine Peoples
  • Youth Services Librarian Phyllis Davis

This event is part of the Tenth Anniversary Celebration of the Springfield African American Read-In.

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