In our continuing quest to increase Withrow student literacy levels, we are kicking off the first Tigertown Book Drive for the Jane Greene and Diane Roland Reading Center located in the Withrow Alumni Center. Your $20 tax-deductible contribution will provide a book with a donor name plate and increase the selection of literary content available to our students. We’re looking to develop a larger collection in the following subject areas:
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Great Migration to Pre-Civil Rights
Post-Civil Rights to Present
“Hidden Figures” throughout history (Fannie Lou Hamer, etc.)
MODERN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
Slave Narratives (EX.: Frederick Douglas, Harriet A. Jacobs)
Harlem Renaissance (EX.: Zora Neale Hurston, Countee Cullee, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright)
Post-Harlem Renaissance/Jazz Age (EX: James Baldwin, Maya Angelou)
Civil Rights/Post-Civil Rights (EX: Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Alex Haley, etc.)
Contemporary Social Commentary (EX: Nelson George, Michelle Alexander, etc.)
Poets throughout AA History (EX: Phyllis Wheatley, James Weldon Johnson, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Gwendolyn Brooks, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Saul Williams, Jessica Care Moore, etc.)
Please help expand the reading selection at Withrow by clicking on the Donate Button below.
On the PayPal Donate page, feel free to suggest authors we can add to the list. Thank you for your generous support.