A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.
Red is a rainbow color. Green sits next to blue. Yellow, orange, violet, indigo, They are rainbow colors, too, but
My color is black . . . And there’s no BLACK in rainbows.
From the wheels on a bicycle to the robe on Thurgood Marshall's back, Black surrounds our lives. It is a color to simply describe some of our favorite things, but it also evokes a deeper sentiment about the incredible people who helped change the world and a community that continues to grow and survive.
Stunningly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree and Coretta Scott King Award winner Ekua Holmes,Black Is a Rainbow Coloris a sweeping celebration told through debut author Angela Joy’s rhythmically captivating and unforgettable words.