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Chambers, Veronica

Summary: "Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moments on the public stage, she has challenged traditional American notions about what it means to be beautiful, to be strong, to be fashion-conscious, to be healthy, to be First Mom, to be a caretaker and hostess, and to be partner to the most powerful man in the world. As Hillary Clinton has said, admiringly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 CHA

Chambers, Veronica

Summary: "Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Chambers, Veronica

Summary: "A nonfiction collection of profiles of prominent activists for young readers"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CHA

Chambers, Veronica

Summary: Adoring her talented magician father and heritage-proud mother, Angela finds her life altered when her mother leaves the family to join the cause of Black Liberation leader Assata Shakur, who has recently escaped from prison.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Chamb

Chambers, Veronica.

Summary: A fictional account of the 1839 revolt of Africans aboard the slave ship Amistad and the subsequent legal case argued before the Supreme Court in 1841 by former president John Quincy Adams.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CHA

Samuelsson, Marcus.

Summary: Marcus Samuelsson’s life and his journey to the top of the food world have been anything but typical. Orphaned in Ethiopia, he was adopted by a loving couple in Sweden, where his new grandmother taught him to cook and inspired in him a lifelong passion for food. In time, that passion would lead him to train and cook in some of the finest, most demanding kitchens in Europe. Samuelsson’s talent...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 SAM

Johnson, J. J.

Summary: In two of the most renowned and historic venues in Harlem, Alexander Smalls and JJ Johnson created a unique take on the Afro-Asian-American flavor profile. Their foundation was a collective three decades of traveling the African diaspora, meeting and eating with chefs of color, and researching the wide reach of a truly global cuisine; their inspiration was how African, Asian, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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Ripert, Eric.

Summary: "Before he earned his third Michelin star at his iconic restaurant, Le Bernardin, the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef of the Year, became a regular guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef, even before he knew how to make a proper omelet, Eric Ripert was a young boy in the South of France who felt that his world had come to an end. At the age of five, his parents went through a bitter divorce....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIPERT, ERIC RIP

Smalls, Alexander

Summary: "Alexander Smalls has owned, conceptualized, and helmed some of New York's most iconic African American restaurants. Now, he follows up the James Beard award-winning Between Harlem and Heaven with Meals, Music, and Muses, a look at his world glimpsed through the lenses of music, food, culture, and history. It is a must-read journey through a life well lived and in recipe and reminiscence...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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Strahan, Michael

Summary: Michael Strahan distills the wisdom he's gleaned from his childhood years in Europe where, he grew up as the youngest child in a tight-knit community on a military base, his time with the NFL where his sheer discipline and willpower made him a Hall-of-Fame, legendary football player, and his broadcast career, which puts him contact with the heartland of America every morning.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink/Atria 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 STR

Brazile, Donna

Summary: "The lives of black women in American politics are remarkably absent from the shelves of bookstores and libraries. For Colored Girls Who Have Consider Politics is a sweeping view of American history from the vantage points of four women who have lived and worked behind the scenes in politics for over thirty years--Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore--a group of women...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 BRA

Summary: "In this dazzling collection, fifteen writers explore this rich phase in essays that are profound and moving and above all, brimming with joie de vivre. This diverse array of voices--including Veronica Chambers, Meghan Daum, Kate Bolick, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Sloane Crosley, KJ Dell'Antonia, Julie Klam, Jessica Lahey, Catherine Newman, Sujean Rim, Jena Schwartz, Sophfronia Scott, Allison Winn...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ON

Summary: Beyoncé. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, glamour, power, creativity, love, and romance. Her performances are legendary, her album releases events. She is not even forty but she has already rewritten the Beyoncé playbook more than half a dozen times. She is consistently provocative, political and surprising. As a solo artist, she has sold more than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 QUE

Roberts, Robin

Summary: "'Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As Momma always said, Everybody's got something.' So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's new memoir in which she recounts the incredible journey that's been her life so far, and the lessons she's learned along the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.196 ROB

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBERTS, ROBIN ROB

Chambers, Veronica/ New York Times (COR)/ Lee, Mela (NRT)/ Carr, Tatiana (NRT)/ Garcia, Marisilda (NRT)

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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