For most of American history, black children rarely saw themselves in children’s literature, and even when they did, the portrayals were generally patronizing, paternalistic, or downright racist. Amanda Gailey, associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, traces her interest in this topic to her time at Washington UniversityRead More →

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – William A. Veselik, Archivist of the FB Kegley Library at Wytheville Community College (WCC) has written two articles: one titled “19th-Century Toll Record Book Sheds Light on History of the Southwestern Virginia Turnpike ”and a titled“ Michael Kellinger, the N’er-Do-Well Son of George Killinger: His Life,Read More →