Reinforcing family connections, family reunions are a Black tradition to create roots and identity where family history is recounted, traditions are taught, and bonds are strengthened through shared memories.
Family Reunion by Chad & Dad Richardson and illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin, is a picture book telling the story of a young boy initially reluctant to go to his family's 10th reunion. This story shares many of the elements of a Black family reunion, the t-shirts, food, reminiscing, dancing, and church.
Share this story to introduce or reinforce a Black cultural tradition.
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