Dr. Cynthia Jacobs Carter
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From queens of antiquity to modern politicians, the daughters of Africa have inspired awe worldwide for their courage and will to not only survive, but to thrive in the face of their obstacles. Now, in the first collection of its kind, scholar, professor, and author Dr. Cynthia Jacobs Carter gathers their stories in Africana Woman¿a remarkable celebration of the incredible accomplishments of these women.
In Africana Woman, readers meet the indomitable women of African descent who greatly influenced the political, economic, social, and cultural structures of the societies in which they lived: Queen Tiye, Queen of Egypt in 1300 B.C.; Kate Ferguson, who taught street children of New York to read before the revolution; abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth; Brazil¿s revolutionary Zeferina; journalist and Civil Rights activist Ida B. Wells; renowned educators Mary Church Terrell and Dr. Dorothy Height; and many others. Diaries, songs, and poetry in a compelling narrative give voice to these women. Their stories are enhanced by more than 150 beautifully rendered illustrations and maps.
Africana Woman is a comprehensive and spectacular volume¿rich with tales of royalty, slavery, creativity, tragedy, and triumph. Sure to impress and enlighten every reader, this collection is a landmark in publishing and a joyous tribute to the courage and contributions of the daughters of Africa scattered throughout the world.
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