Ebony Elizabeth Thomas: Detroiter. Penn GSE Assistant Professor. Scholar. Author. Researcher. Fangirl. Dreamer.
“In class, we read the popular Dick and Jane books. I remember wondering if they had any black friends in their perfect little picket-fence world. According to a quick Google search, they actually did have black friends—the Pam and Penny twins. My school must not have carried those editions, though, because I don’t remember any people of color in those books. I wonder if there had been, if I would have taken more of an interest in reading.”
Don Tate, on a guest post on the Bookpeople’s Blog
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