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Students of Color Resources

African American Nonfiction

The African American Student's Guide to STEM Careers

This book comprehensively reviews the factors that facilitate access and success of Black students in STEM majors in higher education, and it shares compelling testimonies from Black STEM professionals that will help inspire the next generation of Black scientists and engineers.

African American Student's Guide to College Success

This encouraging guide coaches African American and first-generation college students on strategies for maximizing their experiences and success on university campuses.

You Got Anything Stronger?

You Got Anything Stronger? is me at my most vulnerable. I have recently found true strength in that vulnerability, and I want to share that power with you here, through this book.

Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets

In Reclaiming Our Space, social worker, activist, and cultural commentator Feminista Jones explores how Black women are changing culture, society, and the landscape of feminism by building digital communities and using social media as powerful platforms.

Becoming

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms. Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations - and whose story inspires us to do the same.

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: a memoir in essays

A provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the ever-shifting definitions of what it means to be Black (and male) in America

Reach : 40 black men on living, learning, leading and succeeding

In this timely and important collection of personal essays, black men from all walks of life share their inspiring stories and how each, in his own way, became a source of hope for his community and country.

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation

These women, their similarities and differences, as individuals and as mothers, represent a piece of history left untold and a celebration of Black motherhood long overdue.

African American Fiction