This Day in Jewish History 1916: An Artist Who Saw Minority Children Is Born

Ezra Jack Keats' landmark book 'The Snowy Day,' the first to feature a black child, changed the field of children's literature forever.

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March 11, 1916, was the birthdate of American children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats. His 1962 “The Snowy Day” is considered a landmark of children’s literature for being the first book to have...