When text fails us, the photograph can tell the story

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The Civil Rights Movement may conjure names like Martin Luther King Jr., Jesse Jackson, or Jim Crow. Rarely, when speaking of the movement against second-class citizenship, is this historical era approached from the perspective of children. So when I saw that Dr. Katharine Capshaw, Associate Professor of English at UConn was giving a talk at San Diego State University titled, “Freedom (and Fury) Now: Civil Rights Photographic Picture Books for Children,” Continue reading

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