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We’ve got some cool recommendations!

Here are 7 books, recommended by various sites (and a summary), you should own as a black woman discovering more of herself:

Finding MeViola Davis: “the book hides nothing as it unravels a story of hope, survival and acceptance of self”

I Know Why the Caged Bird SingMaya Angelou: “a coming-of-age story that demonstrates strength of character”

Ordinary PeopleDiana Evans: “an intimate story of identity and parenthood, building on the fragile architecture of love”

Becoming Michelle Obama: “the book captures experiences on racism and sexism, and how it shaped the life of Michelle”

Americanah Chimamanda Adichie: “the book focuses on denying true self and emotion, but finding joy in authenticity”

There Are More Beautiful Things than BeyonceMorgan Parker: LOL! Shocking title, right? But it’s all for the love of Beyonce. The book is “a dynamic poetry collection that expresses the social narratives surrounding contemporary black womanhood”

Beloved Toni Morisson: “the novel chronicles the life of a black woman held prisoner by the memories of the trauma of her life as a slave”

Happy reading! xoxo

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