Women in Black History

Stories of Courage, Faith, and Resilience

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Discover the courage, faith, and resolve of fourteen extraordinary women

Within the pages of American history are the stories of remarkable African-American women. From colonial times through the twentieth century, they have defied the odds, taken a stand for justice, and made incredible strides despite opposition from the culture around them. Now you can discover their exciting true stories!

From well-known figures to women rarely found in any history book, Women in Black History explores the lives of writers, athletes, singers, activists, and educators who have made a lasting mark on our country and our culture, including

· Phillis Wheatley
· Sojourner Truth
· Harriet Tubman
· Mary Ann Shadd Cary
· Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
· Anna Julia Cooper
· Mary McLeod Bethune
· Marian Anderson
· Mahalia Jackson
· Rosa Parks
· Fannie Lou Hamer
· Althea Gibson
· Coretta Scott King
·Wilma Rudolph


Tricia Williams Jackson is a Michigan writer and former schoolteacher who loves history and enjoys sharing its stories with readers.

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Tricia Williams Jackson, Author

Tricia Williams Jackson is a Michigan writer and former school teacher who loves history and enjoys sharing its stories with readers.

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