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10 edition of Famous African-American Women found in the catalog.

Famous African-American Women

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

  • Handicrafts,
  • Games & Activities - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Activity Books - Coloring Books,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies

  • Edition Notes

    Dover Pictorial Archives

    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7638566M
    ISBN 100486420523
    ISBN 109780486420523

    Lorde's writings and speeches addressed the need for solidarity across struggles against oppression and, in particular, why an awareness of intersectionality is paramount. He later became the first black man to be appointed to positions of political power. Despite the racist backlash, Bridges and her family held firm, helping pave the way for other students who would follow in her path. She was the first black person to successfully take a white man to court and win.

    By the time of its height in the s, Hurston was a preeminent Black female writer in the United States. Produce hip hop music? He was a leader in jazz music innovation who liked to push the boundaries of the music. He played a key part in making the case for the U. Board of Education and won. Marsha P.

    The story is moving and the writing is masterful. Her evocative novels featuring race, sex, power and humanity were highly praised and attracted audience beyond their genre. This book provides a lot of research-based information on triple-negative breast cancer, as well as how women can seek treatment. Focusing on the National Baptist Convention, the largest religious movement among black Americans, Higginbotham shows us how women were largely responsible for making the church a force for self-help in the black community. Most that master the stage fail horribly on the page.

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85 Quotes From Black Women To Inspire You

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Kids will learn more details about familiar faces and be introduced to new and amazing African-American women in both recent and distant history as well.

The contributions of African American women to education, civil rights, literature, the performing arts, athletics, and other areas are documented in this carefully rendered coloring book.

Forty-five illustrations highlight achievements of such notable women as Coretta Scott King, Maya Angelou, Hattie McDaniel, Toni Morrison, Ella Fitzgerald, Leontyne Price, and Shirley Chisholm. Includes. The contributions of African-American women to education, civil rights, literature, the performing arts, athletics, and other areas are documented in this carefully rendered coloring book.

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