Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World [NOOK Book]

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Inspiration shares the personal stories and unique voices of 30 extraordinary black women. Whether in the White House or on the courts of Wimbledon, in Hollywood or on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, these women have influenced the social, cultural, and political landscape of this country, and even the world. Luminaries such as Patti LaBelle, Venus Williams, Susan Taylor, and Judith Jamison speak about the challenges theyAÆve faced and the victories theyAÆve won throughout their careers. These ...
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Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World

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Overview

Inspiration shares the personal stories and unique voices of 30 extraordinary black women. Whether in the White House or on the courts of Wimbledon, in Hollywood or on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, these women have influenced the social, cultural, and political landscape of this country, and even the world. Luminaries such as Patti LaBelle, Venus Williams, Susan Taylor, and Judith Jamison speak about the challenges theyAÆve faced and the victories theyAÆve won throughout their careers. These inspiring black women pass their knowledge and lessons on to a new generation of women in intimate first-person essays and stunning color portraits.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613123447
  • Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,342,383
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Crystal McCrary is the co-creator of BET’s show Leading Women and the author of the novels Gotham Diaries and Homecourt Advantage. She is a frequent morning show commentator and sits on the advisory board of Jumpstart. She lives in New York City. Lauri Lyons is a faculty member at the International Center of Photography and the Rhode Island School of Design. She has pho­tographed for the Source, Essence, and Fortune, among other magazines. In 2006 she became the first black female photographer to sign with Getty Images. She lives in New York City.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2012

    Inspirational!

    Loved, loved, loved this book! It was especially wonderful to hear about some of the private doubts of these incredibly accomplished women. This would make a great gift!

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