Black American Women in Biography

A Listmania! list by Jeffery Mingo (Homewood, IL USA)
 
Angela Davis: An Autobiography
1.  Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis
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Billie Holiday: Wishing On The Moon
2.  Billie Holiday: Wishing On The Moon by Donald Clarke
$16.31   Used & New from: $4.80
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
3.  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
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Betty Shabazz
4.  Betty Shabazz by Russell John Rickford
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Rosa Parks (Penguin Lives)
5.  Rosa Parks (Penguin Lives) by Douglas G. Brinkley
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Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston
6.  Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd
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Narrative of Sojourner Truth (Penguin Classics)
7.  Narrative of Sojourner Truth (Penguin Classics) by Nell Irvin Painter
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I, Tina
8.  I, Tina by Tina Turner
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Foxy: My Life in Three Acts
9.  Foxy: My Life in Three Acts by Pam Grier
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Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero
10.  Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero by Kate Clifford Larson
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Josephine: The Hungry Heart
11.  Josephine: The Hungry Heart by Jean-Claude Baker
$19.68   Used & New from: $14.98
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Everything and Nothing : The Dorothy Dandridge Tragedy
12.  Everything and Nothing : The Dorothy Dandridge Tragedy by Dorothy Dandridge
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Phillis Wheatley (Junior Black Americans of Achievement)
13.  Phillis Wheatley (Junior Black Americans of Achievement) by Victoria Sherrow
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On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker (Lisa Drew Books)
14.  On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker (Lisa Drew Books) by A'Lelia Bundles
$14.48   Used & New from: $0.39
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Fire in My Soul
15.  Fire in My Soul by Joan Steinau Lester
$12.76   Used & New from: $6.11
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To Be Young, Gifted and Black
16.  To Be Young, Gifted and Black by Robert Nemiroff
$12.07   Used & New from: $0.01
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Just Lucky I Guess: A Memoir of Sorts
17.  Just Lucky I Guess: A Memoir of Sorts by Carol Channing
The list author says:
  "Remember Miss Carol admits that she's part black in this book."
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Speaking Truth to Power
18.  Speaking Truth to Power by Anita Hill
$13.55   Used & New from: $4.32
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback Into a New Vision of Social Justice
19.  Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback Into a New Vision of Social Justice by Lani Guinier
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Call Her Miss Ross
20.  Call Her Miss Ross by J. Randy Taraborrelli
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My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr.
21.  My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. by Coretta Scott King
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Aretha: From These Roots
22.  Aretha: From These Roots by Aretha Franklin
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Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman
23.  Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman by Karen Hunter
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Bessie: Revised and expanded edition
24.  Bessie: Revised and expanded edition by Chris Albertson
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Chaka! Through the Fire
25.  Chaka! Through the Fire by Tonya Bolden
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Rage To Survive: The Etta James Story
26.  Rage To Survive: The Etta James Story by Etta James
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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography (Crossing Press Feminist Series)
27.  Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography (Crossing Press Feminist Series) by Audre Lorde
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Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life
28.  Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life by Bell Hooks
$15.23   Used & New from: $2.70
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