Jamia Wilson and Andrea Pippins
Jamia Wilson is executive director and publisher of Feminist Press at City University of New York; former executive director of Women, Action, and the Media; and former vice president of programs at The Women’s Media Center. Jamia has been a powerful force in the social justice movement for nearly a decade.
Andrea Pippins is an artist, illustrator and designer whose work has been featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, Family Circle, The Huffington Post, Bustle and others.
Together they have produced the illustrated book Young, Gifted & Black (Wide-Eyed Editions, Spring 2018).
Interviews with Jamia Wilson and Andrea Pippins
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
by Carole Boston Weatherford & Euka Holmes
Josephine: A Dazzling Life
by Christian Robinson & Patricia Hruby Powell
The Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
by Vashti Harrison
by Misty Copeland
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
by Jean-Michel Basquiat & Maya Angelou
Jamia Wilson and Andrea Pippins discuss books that that tell the stories of some of the greatest black icons in history – and explain why reading books that celebrate these extraordinary lives can be transformational for all children.