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Faither Ringgold’s Art Frees Absent And Buried Voices #JACBA Newsletter

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT April 30th: Video announcement and press release made publicWatch this space for a special announcement regarding the announcement of this year’s Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners and Honorees! FAITH RINGGOLD Faith Ringgold’s famous ‘story quilts’ come to the Crocker Artist, activist and author Faith Ringgold works in many media – painting, drawing, […]

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Oscar Nominee The Breadwinner (Based On The Jane Addams Book) Echoes A Broader Shift To Cultural Diversity In Film #JACBA Newsletter 02March2018

How Two Nominees for Best Animated Feature Found the Right Sound Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie put her producing muscle behind The Breadwinner, Irish filmmaker Nora Twomey’s adaptation of Deborah Ellis’s 2000 best-selling young-adult novel about an 11-year-old Afghan girl. The film is voiced almost entirely by relatively unknown Afghan actors…. Read More The Heaven […]

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