Hello, I'm Tamsy Ashman, the author behind a book that aspires to rewrite history and provide representation for children of...
Hello, I’m Tamsy Ashman, the author behind a book that aspires to rewrite history and provide representation for children of colour. My passion lies in bridging the gaps in historical narratives, aiming to inspire the younger generation to acknowledge and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black figures throughout time.
Within the pages of this book, I delve into the often-overlooked stories of black inventors and figures who have left an indelible mark on our society and world. Beyond the spotlight of mainstream media, I spotlight the accomplishments of these inspiring individuals who broke racial barriers and gifted us with inventions that shape our daily lives.
Crafted with young readers in mind, my book seamlessly weaves together the stories of both newer and older figures, creating a comprehensive understanding of lesser-known black history. From Latimer and Morgan to Boykin, the book showcases 25 remarkable figures, each contributing to the rich tapestry of black achievement.
More than just a historical account, my book serves as a beacon of positive representation, addressing the critical need for aspirational role models in the educational journey of children of colour. By encouraging readers to contemplate future careers and consider their potential impact on the world, my work is more than a book—it’s a catalyst for empowerment and enlightenment.
Join me on this journey to inspire, inform, and celebrate the remarkable contributions of black figures throughout history. Together, let’s reshape narratives and foster a brighter future for the generations to come.