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This inspiring memoir, first published inrecounts the struggles of a distinguished African-American abolitionist and champion of women's rights. Sojourner Truth tells of her life in slavery, her self-liberation, and her travels across America in pursuit of racial and sexual equality.
Essential reading for students of American history. Published inHarriet Jacobs’s book is one of the few slave narratives written by a woman. Forced to live on a plantation in North Carolina, Jacobs writes about the horrors of slavery, her children being sold away from her and how she reunited with them years later.
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This is the amazing true story about three intelligent African American women who worked at NASA and were responsible for helping put a man on the moon.
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In honor of Women’s History Month, here are 20 new and upcoming releases from Black women authors that you should be reading this year.
This Sunday, Jan. 28, Ronke and the Free Black Women’s Library will help launch MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora, a crowdfunded photography book celebrating various iterations of black project clearly reflects the mission Ronke has begun with her : Maiysha Kai.
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Isabel Wilkerson, the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism, documented these movements in her book, which involved 15.
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Memory is the only Nabokovian meditation on living in memory—from the perspective of an albino inmate of a Zimbabwean women’s prison—that you need to read this year.
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The voice of African women has come to the fore in recent years. Identity and concept of self-image is being viewed, though not always directly or by all. Prior to the United Nations Women's Decade of toalmost nothing had been written about African women.
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I'm also an awkward black girl.Ain't I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism is a book by bell hooks titled after Sojourner Truth's "Ain't I a Woman?" speech. Hooks examines the effect of racism and sexism on black women, the civil rights movement, and feminist movements from suffrage to the s.
She argues that the convergence of sexism and racism during slavery Author: bell hooks.