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Summary: The revelatory and assured feature debut by Dee Rees is a coming-of-age tale of a queer Black women navigating the expression of her gender and sexual identities, built around a beautifully layered performance from Adepero Oduye.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

Oduye, Adepero

Summary: A teenage girl must decide between the life that she wishes to have and the life that her parents have picked out for her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

Adams, Khristi Lauren

Summary: The stories of girls of color are often overlooked and ignored rather than valued and heard. Instead of relegating these young women to the margins, minister and youth advocate Khristi Lauren Adams brings their stories front and center where they belong. Thought-provoking and inspirational, Parable of the Brown Girl is a powerful example of how God uses the narratives we most often ignore to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fortress Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8 ADA

Wilkins, Ebony

Summary: "It's March 2, 1955, and an ordinary 15-year-old girl from Montgomery, Alabama is about to do something extraordinary. When a white bus driver orders Claudette Colvin to give up her seat for a white passenger, she refuses to move. After Claudette is arrested, her brave actions help inspire Civil Rights leaders organize bus boycotts and perform similar acts to defy segregation laws. Eventually,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 COL

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