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10 Affirming Black Books That Will Elevate Your Children’s Minds

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Black Is Beautiful in All Shades

The best way to tackle the issues of colorism is to affirm our Black children while they are young and educate them about the dangers of it. In The Colors of Us by Karen Katz, a little Black girl named Lena wants to paint a portrait of herself. After walking through her neighborhood with her mother, she discovers that Black people’s skin comes in numerous shades of brown.

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