“Our act of making art is our act of action,” Mack-Watkins said. “It’s a resistance.”

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New York/Canadian-Media: A short-lived but influential publication “The Brownies’ Book: A Monthly Magazine for the Children of the Sun” edited by W.E.B., a pioneer in children’s literature, celebrated African-Americans with positive images, stories, and poetry at a time when caricature toys were the norm.