Quineka Ragsdale is the owner of CJK Publishing and the author of Black children’s books that teach Black history.
Her series – Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar – is changing the way our young Kings and Queens learn the truth about their history long before slavery.
Here is what you will learn in this episode:
- The advice that Quineka would give other Black children book Authors
- Her biggest challenges in getting her idea from concept to creation and how she overcame them
- The story and concept behind the Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar series
Listen to this episode and many others here ➞ https://www.panafricanalliance.com/benefits/
Even if you miss the contest, support Quineka’s work. Here are some ideas:
- Buy multiple copies of the books and donate them to a local youth detention center
- Once your family is done reading your copies of the book, pass them on to other families or donate them to your local library
- Share this podcast with your Black parenting and Black history Facebook groups. Scroll to the top of the page and click the share button under the title
- Do book reviews that feature Quineka’s work
- Just reach out to her and say thank you. Here is her Twitter profile, her Facebook page, and her Instagram account.