Meet five amazing men and women from black history – they were exceptional, they were brave and they changed Britain for the better.
In February 2017, Vashti Harrison began a mission to illustrate and tell the stories of women from black history as part of a Black History Month challenge. Discover six of the forty amazing women she features in Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History...
Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, Little Leaders is the inspirational true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations. To celebrate it being our Audio Pick of the Month, we spoke to Pippa Bennett-Warner - narrator of the audiobook - about her experience and what it meant to her.
Author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, Vashti Harrison discusses the importance of profiling diverse heroes, role models, and everyday women in books.
Vashti Harrison earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and BA from the University of Virginia. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, USA.