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The Brownies’ Book

The Brownies’ Book is a Black Children’s Magazine from almost 100 years ago

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The Brownies’ Book

Every revolutionary magazine needs a striking cover, and in January 1920, one appeared. It was a photograph of an African-American girl donning a fairy costume and crown. The title page of that issue contained an even bolder statement: “This is The Brownies’ Book,” it proclaimed in large font, “A Monthly Magazine For the Children of…

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