This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers features illustrated portraits celebrating ten black women and women's collectives from 1793 to the present day.
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. Ages 9-12