Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Buy Black Age books for Holiday and Kwanzaa Gifts!

Give the great gift of reading...for the Holidays and Kwanzaa!
Parents and educators are encouraged to check out these exciting books from the new Black Age book rack at the DuSable Museum giftshop. Here you can find the best of the Black Age collection from artists from all over the country. Support literacy... and buy some great products for the holidays!
The DuSable Museum of African American History, the first and oldest institution of its kind in the country has been dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent for more than 46 years. Visit www.dusablemuseum.org to learn more about the museum.
Artist, Afua Richardson signs her work at a recent book signing at the DuSable Museum gift shop during the Black Age XIII in Chicago.
Artist, Eric Battle signs his book for a young reader.
Got that Brother Man!
Artist, Arie Monroe shows buyers her art and her books for sale.
Artist and Art Teacher, Turtel Onli explains the works of two of his Black Age characters, Malcolm 10 and Sustah-Girl to students at the Out of Sequence Exhibit created by John Jennings and Damian Duffy.
On the Black Age rack you will find hard hitting urban Afrocentric action-packed graphic novels like BLANGA from Onli Studios.
Choices, Choices..... Which one shall I buy?
The DuSable Museum Gift shop
The Du Sable Museum is located in Chicago, Illinois at
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637-1495
(773) 947-0600

For more information about the educational applications of
Graphic novels, increasing literacy
and about buying Black Age products go to: blackageofcomics.com
Photos by Aki Antonia c2010
(click on to enlarge)

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