Diversity as Evolutionary in Children’s Literature: The Blog Effect

Edith Campbell

Abstract


The call for better representation of African Americans in children’s literature can be traced back about eighty years through the works of social and literary leaders including Sterling Brown. In 1933, he wrote of the pervasiveness of stereotypes of African Americans in literature, happy slaves and the representation of African Americans in American literature.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.15.3.9

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