February is Black History Month, and this year’s theme is “Black Women in American Culture and History.” The GSU Library has many resources available for learning more about black women’s contributions to American history and culture.
We have a number of new biographies which will introduce you to a wide range of black women who have made a difference in American history, including:
- Virginia Lynn Moylan, Zora Neale Hurston’s Final Decade (2011)
- Sarah Azaransky, The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith (2011)
- Gregg Andrews, Thyra J. Edwards, Black Activist in the Global Freedom Struggle (2011)
- Judy A. Alston and Patrice A. McClellan, eds. Herstories: Leading with the Lessons of the Lives of the Lives of Black Women Activists (2011)
- Earnest N. Bracey, Fannie Lou Hamer: The Life of a Civil Rights Icon (2011)
- James A. McGowan and William C. Kashatus, Harriet Tubman: A Biography (2011)
- Condoleezza Rice, No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington (2011)
- Jeannette E. Brown, African American Women Chemists (2012)
- Anne B. Onyekwuluje, Historical Influence: Reading Georgia Powers as a Grassroots Civil Rights Leader in the Rough Business of Kentucky Politics (2011)
- Joyce Ann Hanson, Rosa Parks: A Biography (2011)
- Verner D. Mitchell and Cynthia Davis, Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and Her Circle: A Biography of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)
Want to find more biographies and autobiographies? Try searching our catalog using the keywords “African American Women” and “biography.” March is Women’s History Month, so keep reading!