We’re in the final week of Black History Month for the year, and thankfully the Get Up! church had the pleasure of being joined by award-winning and pioneering Black newscaster, Linsey Davis.
Erica and GRIFF spoke with the ABC News Live Prime anchor to talk about the significance of Black history in her field, a hope to one day eliminate making “Black firsts” a headline and how conversations about death with her young son helped spark the direction of her new children’s book, How High Is Heaven.
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Speaking on creating How High Is Heaven, Davis says he hoped to create a novel that would help kids understand the nature of losing a primary provider. On the other side, the book also gives parents an idea on how to introduce the tough topic of death to kids who still don’t have a full grasp on the concept of not physically being able to see their loved ones in Heaven. “I hope that it’s an uplifting message for the toddlers, and maybe even a little older than that, to process the grieving process that so many are experiencing right now,” Davis says about the goal for this book, and we’ll go out on a limb and say she accomplished that with flying colors.
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