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Title:
Sister days : 365 inspired moments in African American women's history
Author:
Adams, Janus.
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Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471283614
Format :
Book

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E185.86 .A29 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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E185.86 .A29 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Black History Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

Stories from the amazing journey of African American women across thousands of years Throughout history, black women have tapped hidden sources of strength and inspiration to overcome the often formidable obstacles in their path. In Sister Days, the acclaimed author of Freedom Days and Glory Days celebrates these women with 365 thought-provoking daily entries that focus on the themes of sisterhood and sister power. Each day of the year features a different role model of African American womanhood. Whether read as history or as practical inspiration, these stories of courage, intelligence, and fortitude give a unique and valuable roadmap to rediscovering your personal power.


Author Notes

Janus Adams, writer, columnist, broadcast journalist, is the author of Freedom Days (Wiley) and the acclaimed Glory Days: 365 Inspired Moments in African American History. She is founder and publisher of BackPax Int., Ltd., a publishing house specializing in children's media.


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Christopher P. Jargodzki, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Physics at Central Missouri State University and the author of two previous books of science braintwisters
He was born in Warsaw, Poland, and received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in theoretical physics from the University of California
Franklin Potter, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of California at Irvine and conducts research in elementary particle physics and cosmology
He received his B.S. degree from Cal Tech and Ph.D. in physics from Texas Tech University