Notable Black American women
Narrative biographical essays, edited by noted scholar Jessie Carney Smith, discuss each woman's significant achievements and the public response to those achievements. Many entries contain personal statements from the subjects provided exclusively for this book, and all provide biographical data and a list of sources for additional study. Book I features approximately 425 entries; Book II and Book III each provide approximately 300 additional entries.
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