When the Beat was Born Interview @labanhill @tedikuma @elpasolibrary @TBAbooks

Check out our latest blog post at Me & My Baby Brothers about the 2016 Texas Bluebonnet Award winning children’s book When the Beat Was Born, DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop click here

It includes a link to an interview we conducted with the author Laban Carrick Hill and illustrator Theodore Taylor III.  To download the interview in PDF click here… if you have issues accessing the interview email every1plays@gmail.com.  Also includes the official announcement from the Texas Bluebonnet Award committee and other video links about the book.


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Every1Plays is an initiative born in Northeast El Paso Texas to promote educational and athletic participation for everyone. For more information on our group please visit us on Social Media at Facebook.com/e1p44 and Twitter.com/every1plays. This is also home for the children’s Hoop Dreams basketball team to include updates from the coaches, parents, and players involved! For more information you can reach us at every1plays@gmail.com

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