When I think about how I got to this place of doing antiracism through picture books, I give all credit to my parents. My mom took …
Miriam Willard McKenney and her husband, David, met at the Union
of Black Episcopalians conference in 1981 and have three daughters. Miriam works as Forward Movement’s Director of Development and Mission Engagement and Youth Minister at Calvary Episcopal Church in Cincinnati. In the Diocese of Southern Ohio, Miriam serves on the Becoming Beloved Community Leadership Team and got a Becoming Beloved Community grant from the diocese to enter into racial reconciliation using picture books and radical honesty. Before joining Forward Movement’s staff in 2010, Miriam was a children’s librarian for over 20 years. Miriam blogs at growchristians.org and 50favbags.com.