Unstoppable: How Bayard Rustin Organized the 1963 March on Washington (Little Bee Books) by Michael G. Long, illlustrated by Bea Jackson has been awarded “Best Illustrations” at the 2023 Black Kidlit Awards. The runner up for the award is You So Black (Denene Millner Books) by Theresa the S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D., illustrated by London Ladd.
The Black Kidlit Awards highlight and celebrate Black books, authors, illustrators, and publishers. They hope to provide visibility to Black stories and drive the demand to create more diverse books filled with Black joy, history, family, friendship, and fellowship.
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