Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford is an African-American author and critic, now living in North Carolina, United States. She is the winner of the 2022 Coretta Scott King Award for ''Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre.'' She writes children's literature and some historical books, as well as poetry and commentaries. Weatherford is best known for her books ''Juneteenth Jamboree, Freedom in Congo Square,'' and ''You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen.'' Notably, Weatherford has written literary criticisms of racist representations in children's entertainment. Today, she often writes with her son, Jeffery Boston Weatherford, who is an illustrator and poet. Provided by Wikipedia
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