Women’z History Month: 10 Recommended History (Our-story) Bookz on Black Women

Another inspirational post from Moorbey! Reblogging is sweet. 😀

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It’s Women’s History Month, a time when we celebrate the historical and contemporary contributions of women in the United States and other parts of the globe. Its origins can be traced to the early twentieth century when Germany, Denmark and other socialist countries began to observe International Working Women’s Day on March 8, 1911. Western nations failed to recognize the holiday until the 1960s, when feminists began to revive it under the name “International Women’s Day.” In the United States, several feminists led a movement to declare March women’s history month. The movement gained public support and after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.”

In honor of Women’s History Month, here is a list of ten recommended history books on black women in the United States. Collectively, these books shed light on how black…

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