African American Women: A Selected List of Books

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African American Women: A Selected List of Books


Sims-Wood, Janet, Negro History Bulletin


Alexander, Amy. Fifty Black Women Who Changed America. Secaucus, N. J.: Carol Publishing Group. 1998, 256p.

Allen, Carol. Black Women Intellectuals: Strategies of Nation, Family & Neighborhood in the Works of Pauline Hopkins, Jessie Fauset and Marita Bonner. N.Y.: Garland, 1998. 250p.

Allen, Zita. Black Women Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Danbury, CT: Watts, 1996, 160p.

Anderson, Karen. Changing Woman: A History of Racial Ethnic Women in Modern America. N. Y.: Oxford University Press, 1996. 304p.

Ballard, Donna. Doing It For Ourselves: Success Stories of African-American Women in Business. East Rutherford, N. J.: Berkley Publishing, 1997, 224p.

Barnett, Bernice M. Sisters In Struggle. N.Y.: Routledge, 1999, 224p.

Beaulieu, Elizabeth Ann. Black Women Writers and The American Neo-Slave Narrative: Femininity Unfettered. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999, 200p.

Benjamin, Lois, ed. Black Women in the Academy: Promises and Perils. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1997, 424p.

Bernhard, Virginia, ed. Hidden Histories of Women in the New South. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1994, 264p.

Bobo, Jacqueline. Black Women As Cultural Leaders. N.Y.: Columbia University Press, 1995, 224p.

Boussard, Cheryl. Sister CEO: The Black Woman's Guide to Starting Her Own Business. N. Y.: Viking Penguin, 1997, 272p.

Carroll, Rebecca, ed. Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America. N. Y.: Random House Value, 1997,

Collier-Thomas, Betty. Daughters of Thunder: Black Women Preachers and Their Sermons. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1997, 304p.

Collins, Patricia H. Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search For Justice. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1998.

Dance, Daryl C. ed. Honey Hush: An Anthology of African American Women's Humor. N. Y.: Norton, 1997, 673p.

Ehrhart-Morrison, Dorothy. No Mountain High Enough: Secrets of Successful African American Women. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 1997, 224p.

Forbes, Ella. African American Women During the Civil War. N. Y.: Garland Press, 1998, 250p.

Gavin, Christy. African American Women Playwrights: A Research Guide. N. Y.: Garland Press, 1999, 264p.

Gordon, Ann D., et. al. African American Women and the Vote, 1837-1965. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1997, 232p.

Gregory, Sheila T. Black Women in The Academy: The Secret to Success and Achievement. Summit, PA: University Press of America, 1995, 186p.

Handy, D. Antoinette. Black Women in American Bands and Orchestras. N. Y.: Scarecrow, 1998, 392p.

Hemmons, Willa M. Black Women in the New World Order: Social Justice and the African American Female. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996, 304p.

Hendricks, Wanda. Gender, Race and Politics in the Midwest: Black Club Women in Illinois. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1998, 192p. …

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