A beautifully written book by Schele Williams with illustrations by Tonya Engel.
This book celebrate accomplishments of our African ancestors while acknowledging their sacrifices. Most importantly, it defines how they are remembered and how their stories should be told and taught.
"Your Story begins in Africa. After your African ancestors define the odds and survive 400 years of slavery in America and passed down an extra ordinary legacy to you. Beginning in Africa before 1619, your legacy presents and unprecedentedly accessible empowering and proud introduction to African-American history for children. While your ancestors freedom was taken from them, their spirit was not."