Summary: Take an unprecedented look at the intersection of African American women artists, politics and entertainment and hear the story of how six trailblazing performers--Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, Nina Simone, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier--changed American culture through their films, fashion, music, and politics.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOW
Summary: This volume explores the roles black women played in their communities' social movements and the consequences of elevating women into positions of visibility and leadership. Martha Jones reveals how, throughout the 19th century, the "woman question" was at the core of movements against slavery and for civil rights.
Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2007
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Jon
Summary: A collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists.
Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017