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Dr. Cora P. Dunkley and the Coretta Scott King Award Jury. ALA 2010.

Dr. Cora P. Dunkley serves  on the  2011 jury for the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

She and Dr. Henrietta M. Smith, Professor Emerita, editor of the The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970-2009, 4th ed., will participate in the CSK Celebration in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday June 29, 2010.

Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.

The award is designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.

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