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Women's History Month Resource Guide

Reading Recommendations in Celebration of Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2024: Comprehensive Reading List from the Drexel University Libraries
 Twice as hard : the stories of Black women who fought to become physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century
African American women and the vote, 1837-1965 : Gordon, Ann D. (Ann Dexter); Collier-Thomas, Bettye
African American women in the struggle for the vote, 1850-1920 : Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn
A black women's history of the United States : Berry, Daina Ramey; Gross, Kali N.
Controlling reproduction: an American history : Tone, Andrea
Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells : Wells, Ida B ; Duster, Alfreda M ; Ewing, Eve L ; Duster, Michelle
A Cup of Water under My Bed: A Memoir : Hernandez, Daisy
Disorderly conduct : visions of gender in Victorian America : Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll
The Doctors Blackwell : Janice P. Nimura
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower : Cooper, Brittney
Fighting Chance: The Struggle over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America : Dudden, Faye E
From a land where other people live : Lorde, Audre
History Teaches Us to Resist: How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times : Berry, Mary Frances
Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells : Duster, Michelle
Killing the black body : race, reproduction, and the meaning of liberty : Roberts, Dorothy
Lakota woman : Brave Bird, Mary; Erdoes, Richard
Making sex: body and gender from the Greeks to Freud Laqueur : Thomas Walter
Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women : Blackwell, Elizabeth
Promises I can keep : why poor women put motherhood before marriage : Edin, Kathryn; Kefalas, Maria J.
Race for profit : how banks and the real estate industry undermined black homeownership : Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta
Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets : Jones, Feminista
Scarlett's sisters: young women in the Old South : Jabour, Anya
They Carried Us: The Social Impact of Philadelphia's Black Women Leaders : Allener M. Baker-Rogers; Fasaha M. Traylor
To believe in women : what lesbians have done for America--a history : Faderman, Lillian
When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America : Giddings, Paula J
Women, race & class : Davis, Angela Y.
The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African American Midwives : Greenfield, Eloise; Minter, Daniel

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