1 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 30, 2021
Join us for an English-Arabic Storytime from the comfort of your home! Children ages 2-6 and their parents are invited to tune in as resident storyteller Sari Mira reads the book, We March by Shane W. Evans, in both English and Arabic.
We March tells the story of the March on Washington from the perspective of the marchers — in particular, one family that participated. Two parents and their two children — none of whom is named — rise that morning, meet with others in their church community to prepare, and then join the thousands of other unnamed people who participated in the march. To tell the story of the march through the eyes of an ordinary family is a brilliant way to shift the focus from Dr. King as an individual hero to the role of everyday people in movements for social change. We see images of Dr. King, but respectfully, he is not named.
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