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Black Woman Redefined

Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama

by Sophia Nelson

eBook

It's time for a REDEFINITION among black women in America.
In its 2011 hardcover release, Black Woman Redefined was a top-selling book and took home a 2011 Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award from the African American Literary Awards. Author Sophia A. Nelson won the 2012 Champions of Diversity Award, given each year by diversity business executives in Fortune 100 companies.
Black Woman Redefined was inspired in part by what Nelson calls “open season on accomplished black women": from Don Imus's name-calling of black female basketball players in 2007 and a 2009 Yale University study titled “Marriage Eludes High-Achieving Black Women," to the more recent revelation that First Lady Michelle Obama is concerned about being painted as an “angry, black woman."
In Black Woman Redefined, Nelson sets out to change this cultural perception, taking readers on a no-holds-barred journey into the hearts and minds of accomplished black women to reveal truths, tribulations, and insights like never before.
This groundbreaking book provides black women of a new generation with essential career and life-coaching advice. Based on never-before-done research on college-educated, career-driven black women, Nelson offers her fellow “sisters"—and those who know, love, and work with them—a feel-good volume for personal and professional success that empowers them without tearing others down.


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Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

Kindle Book

  • Release date: November 20, 2012

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781937856793
  • Release date: November 20, 2012

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781937856793
  • File size: 1681 KB
  • Release date: November 20, 2012

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781937856793
  • File size: 14071 KB
  • Release date: November 20, 2012

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
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English

It's time for a REDEFINITION among black women in America.
In its 2011 hardcover release, Black Woman Redefined was a top-selling book and took home a 2011 Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award from the African American Literary Awards. Author Sophia A. Nelson won the 2012 Champions of Diversity Award, given each year by diversity business executives in Fortune 100 companies.
Black Woman Redefined was inspired in part by what Nelson calls “open season on accomplished black women": from Don Imus's name-calling of black female basketball players in 2007 and a 2009 Yale University study titled “Marriage Eludes High-Achieving Black Women," to the more recent revelation that First Lady Michelle Obama is concerned about being painted as an “angry, black woman."
In Black Woman Redefined, Nelson sets out to change this cultural perception, taking readers on a no-holds-barred journey into the hearts and minds of accomplished black women to reveal truths, tribulations, and insights like never before.
This groundbreaking book provides black women of a new generation with essential career and life-coaching advice. Based on never-before-done research on college-educated, career-driven black women, Nelson offers her fellow “sisters"—and those who know, love, and work with them—a feel-good volume for personal and professional success that empowers them without tearing others down.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    BenBella Books, Inc.

    Kindle Book
    Release date: November 20, 2012

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781937856793
    Release date: November 20, 2012

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781937856793
    File size: 1681 KB
    Release date: November 20, 2012

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781937856793
    File size: 14071 KB
    Release date: November 20, 2012

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English