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Great African-American women

by Darryl Lyman

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Published by Gramercy Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarryl Lyman.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .L95 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6792509M
    ISBN 100517162164
    LC Control Number00057668

      "The Jemima Code" is a unique combination of historical anthology and cookbook. Written by food historian Toni Tipton-Martin, this book focuses on the various ways African-American women have contributed to the world of cooking, while at the same time challenging the racial stereotype of the "Aunt Jemima" woman.   In the face of gender and racial bias, African American women have broken barriers, challenged the status quo, and fought for equal rights for all. The accomplishments of black female historical figures in politics, science, the arts, and more continue to impact society.

    T he ZORA Canon, our list of the greatest books ever written by African American women, is one of a kind, yet it exists within a rich cultural tradition. As author and New York Times contributing opinion writer Kaitlyn Greenidge notes in “Why We Need to Acknowledge the African American Women’s Canon,” her insightful and moving introduction to the list, Black artists and cultural. Maya Angelou. Acclaimed American poet, author and activist Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri in Often referred to as a spokesman for African Americans and women through her many.

      Not only does the book lay out the problems that undermine Black motherhood, it provides solutions from Black Women Birthing Justice- a collective of African-American, African, Caribbean and multiracial women who are committed to transforming birthing experiences for Black women. - Explore Shaneka B's board "Children books by African American Authors" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Childrens books, African american childrens books pins.


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