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Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 24
Themes: black history, African diaspora, National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Black Cross Nurses, The Hour-A-Day Study Club, slavery, civil rights, education, community organization, feminism, LGBTQ rights
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 26/Sep/2018
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Beautiful, colorful illustrations tell the inspirational stories of ten black women and women's collectives from 1793 to the present.

Included are leaders who were anti-slavery activists and organizers who promoted basic health care, literacy and scholarship within their neighborhoods. The stories and art celebrate these remarkable women who are not necessarily well known or recognized, but have had profound impacts on their communities.

New York Journal of Books
"History buffs, educators, and even adventure-seekers love to discover unsung movers and shakers—especially stories that include elusive African American heroines whose lives and achievements have been largely ignored even though they have made an impact on society. Black Women Who Dared by Naomi M. Moyer is one of those books."
Toronto Star
"Most notably, the strong current of courage and practical activism, across time, calls out encouragement, inspiration and command for young readers."
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
★ "Filling an important void, this picture book delivers stories from a history about which most U.S. children remain woefully ignorant: that of Black Canadian women…A crucial re-education in a likely unfamiliar history and an immersion in noteworthy art all at once."

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