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Women's Studies
Feminist Studies emphasising Women of Color


  
Living Islam Out Loud
American Muslim Women Speak
by Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur
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Living Islam Out Loud presents the first true generation of American Muslim women who have always identified as both American and Muslim. Without previous examples of how to be American Muslim women, these pioneers have had to forge new identities  [ more ]

  
Amazons of Black Sparta
The Women Warriors of Dahomey
by Stanley B. Alpern
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History is rife with tales of fighting women. More often than not, these stories prove more legend than history. Dating back to the amazons of ancient Asia Minor, myths of fierce, autonomous women of martial excellence abound.  [ more ]

  
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
by Maya Angelou
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"Thoroughly enjoyable . . . an important document drawing more much-needed attention to the hidden history of a people both African and American."--Los Angeles Times Book Review.  [ more ]

  
The Prisoner's Wife by Asha Bandele
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As a favor for a friend, a bright and talented young woman volunteered to read her poetry to a group of prisoners during a Black History Month program. It was an encounter that would alter her life forever, because it  [ more ]

  
The Courage to Heal - Third Edition
A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by Ellen Bass
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The Courage to Heal is an inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers hope and encouragement to every woman who, was sexually abused as a child -- and those who care about her. Although the effects of child sexual abuse are long-term  [ more ]

  
Resistance - My Life in Lebanon
by Soha Bechara
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In 1988, at the age of twenty, Souha Bechara attempted to assassinate General Lahad, chief of militia in charge of Israeli-occupied Southern Lebanon. Immediately apprehended, interrogated, and tortured for weeks, she was sent to Khiam, a prison and death camp,  [ more ]

  
Walking on Fire
Haitian Women's Stories of Survival and Resistance
by Beverly Bell
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Walking on Fire brings together the unique voices of 38 Haitian women interviewed between 1991 and 1994. "What I have witnessed,"says one, "I have no tongue to tell."  [ more ]

  
Tribe of Women
A Photojournalist Chronicles the Lives of Her Sisters Around the Globe
by Connie Bickman
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Connie Bickman has spent over a decade documenting, in photographs and writing, the personal stories of women of every creed, color, language, and class. Tribe of Women collects the best of her work. Bickman's travels have taken her down the  [ more ]

  
A Taste of Power - A Black Woman's Story
by Elaine Brown
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Brown's account of her life at the highest levels of the Black Panther party's hierarchy. More than a journey through a turbulent time in American history, this is the story of a black woman's battle to define herself.  [ more ]

  
On Her Own Ground
The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker
by A'Lelia Perry Bundles
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The daughter of slaves, Madam C. J. Walker was orphaned at seven, married at fourteen and widowed at twenty. She spent the better part of the next two decades laboring as a washerwoman for $1.50 a week. Then -- with  [ more ]


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