A is for Afro, B is for Beautiful, C is for Cool: The Black ABC from the 1970s

Published in 1970 by the Society for Visual Education in Chicago these flashcards were sought to educate black American youth about the ABC's that were familiar to their own upbringing and cultural influences.

The pictures are of people and situations particularly relevant to many city children and thus make the reading readiness program in city schools more meaningful

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