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Griffin, Farah Jasmine.

Summary: Unravels the myths surrounding Billie Holiday and presents her as a dedicated artist who struggled with her own addictions and suffering to succeed as a singer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.65 GRI

Griffin, Farah Jasmine.

Summary: "As World War II raged overseas, Harlem witnessed a battle of its own. Brimming with creative and political energy, Harlem's diverse array of artists and activists launched a bold cultural offensive aimed at winning democracy for all Americans, regardless of race or gender. In Harlem Nocturne, esteemed scholar Farah Jasmine Griffin tells the stories of three black female artists whose creative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Civitas Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 704.042 GRI

Petry, Ann

Summary: "The Street follows Lutie Johnson, a young, newly single mother, as she struggles to make a better life for her son, Bub. An intimate account of the aspirations and challenges of black, female, working-class life, much of it set on a single block in Harlem, the novel exposes structural inequalities in American society while telling a complex human story, as overpriced housing, lack of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET