ART/SHERRI WINSTON Black Millionaires from America's History Black Americans were able to succeed despite harsh realities--before, during and after the Civil War. These pioneers should be remembered, not for their fortunes but their tenacity and drive. They remind us all to never give up. Keep trying, keep fighting, just keep going, and maybe someday you … Continue reading What do you think about that?
Celebrate life Grief feels so lonely. However, thanks to all the beautiful understanding since the Nov. 6 death of my daughter, I can truly say I do not feel alone. In November of 2000, I sat in a large, crowded judge’s conference room and felt my insides quiver as I heard the banging of her … Continue reading About Lauren
Max the dog./S.Winston B&N Summer reading program continues. So many great books so little time! Young readers grades 1-6 can earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading program! Learn more: https://bit.ly/BNSummerReadingJournal #BNSummerReading While I’m proud that my book, President of the Whole Fifth Grade is on the list, I know there … Continue reading IS YOUR CHILD READING READY?
The hardest thing about waiting for the next book in the sequence is anticipating the new cover. I love you, Marley Dias! At 11, this little firecracker blew some folks minds with her #1000booksforblackgirls campaign. Now 15, she’s still fighting for change. Get ‘em, girl! With five days until my birthday, my wish is for … Continue reading 5 REASONS TO CELEBRATE YOUNG ACTIVISTS
Author Sherri Winston, excited for the future./JC Penny photo I’ve never been one to make a big to do over my birthday. Even as a kid I remained low-key on the subject. As long as my mom made me a banana cake with cream frosting, I was good. Recent world events have changed my mind. … Continue reading IT’S BIRTHDAY WEEK