Summary: "An empowering, unabashedly bold memoir by the Atlantic journalist and former ESPN SportsCenter co-anchor about overcoming a legacy of pain and forging a new path, no matter how uphill life's battles might be"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Hill
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She
Summary: This graphic novel is Congressman John Lewis' first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis
Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022