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A Promise and A Way of Life
Thompson, Becky. "A Promise and A Way of Life." In: White Antiracist Activism. University of Minnesota Press pp. 482. 2001. [Book] [206.tho]
Abstract:Weaves an account of the past half-century based on the life histories of 39 people who have placed antiracist activism at the center of their lives.

Ain`t I a Woman
hooks, bell. "Ain`t I a Woman." In: black women and feminism. South End Press pp. 205. 1981. [Book] [701.hoo]
Abstract:Examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism within the women`s movement and black women`s involvement with feminism.

All the Women are White, All the Blacks are Men, But Some of us are Brave
Hull, Gloria & Scott, Patricia. "All the Women are White, All the Blacks are Men, But Some of us are Brave." In: Black Women`s Studies. The Feminist Press pp. 402. 1982. [Book] [701.hul]
Abstract:Collection of articles on the difficulities of being a black woman.

American Indian Women
Bataille, Gretchen & Sands, Kathleen. "American Indian Women." In: Telling Their Lives. University of Nebraska Press pp. 208. 1994. [Book] [701.bat]
Abstract:Autobiographies of American Indian women.

Behind Closed Doors in White South Africa
Russell, Diana. "Behind Closed Doors in White South Africa." In: Incest Survivors Tell Their Stories. St. Martin`s Press pp. 190. 1997. [Book] [105.rus]
Abstract:Presents five in-depth personal accounts of incest that took place in South Africa as told by the surviovrs.

Black Sexual Politics
Collins, Patricia Hill. "Black Sexual Politics." In: African Americans, Gender and the New Racism. Taylor and Francis Group pp. 370. 2005. [Book] [701.col]
Abstract:Explores how images of black sexuality have been used to maintain the color line and threatens to spread a new brand of racism.

Black Women in America
Malson, Micheline & Mudimbe-Boyi, Elisabeth. "Black Women in America." In: Social Science Perspectives. University of Chicago Press pp. 340. 1990. [Book] [206.mal]
Abstract:Collection of writings that seed to establish the nature of Afro-American Women`s experiences while providing a theoretical framework for Black feminist thought.

Bridges of Power
Albrecht, Lisa & Brewer, Rose. "Bridges of Power." In: Women`s Multicultural Alliances. New Society Publishers pp. 244. 1990. [Book] [206.alb]
Abstract:24 writers who sing the struggles through which the women`s movement is broadening and gathering force.

Chain, Chain, Change
White, Evelyn C.. "Chain, Chain, Change." In: For Black Women Dealing with Physical and Emotional Abuse. The Seal Press pp. 78. 1985. [Book] [206.whi]
Abstract:For the black woman who wants to understand the role of emotional abuse and violence in her life and for the activist and professional who works with domestic violence.

Child Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities
, . "Child Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities." Linkages pp. 12. 1985. [Paper/Booklet] [701.nai]
Abstract:Some facts about the occurrence of sexual abuse of American Indian children; information on causes & warning signs; & examples of treatment & prevention resources.

, . "ColorLines." In: Race Culture Action. 2004. [Magazine] []
Abstract:Magazine published quarterly. ICASA maintains a collection.

Common Differences
Joseph, Gloria & Lewis, Jill. "Common Differences." In: Conflicts in Black and White Feminist Perspective. South End Press pp. 306. 1981. [Book] [206.jos]
Abstract:Analysis of an the schism in the women`s movement: the differences between black and white women`s perspectives, attitudes and concerns.

Compelled to Crime
Richie, Beth E.. "Compelled to Crime." In: the gender entrapment of battered black women. Routledge pp. 186. 1996. [Book] [706.RIC]
Abstract:tells the stories of battered African American women incarcerated in a New York City correctional facility & explores what happens when the criminal justice system is introduced as a repressive force in their lives.

Counseling the Culturally Different
Sue, Derald Wing & Sue, David. "Counseling the Culturally Different." In: Theory & Practice Second Edition. jOHN wILEY & sONS pp. 324. 1990. [Book] [701.sue]
Abstract:Awakens the therapeutic community to the varying assumptions, needs, & biases of culturally different clients -- this updated & revised Second Edition opens new doors & lays the groundwork for exciting new directions.

Crossing the Boundary
Wilson, Melba. "Crossing the Boundary." In: Black Women Survive Incest. Seal Press pp. 220. 1994. [Book] [105.wil]
Abstract:Looking at the experience of black women survivors, the author examines the cost of this survival and the strengths that make it possible. Focuses on the dynamics of sex and sexual oppression as they intersect with gender, class and race.

Cultural Competency and Native Women
, . "Cultural Competency and Native Women." In: A Guide For Non-Natives who advocate for battered women and rape victims. Sacred Circle pp. 72. 2002. [Paper/Booklet] [701.sac]
Abstract:Booklet produced by Sacred Circle.

Culturally Competent Services
, . "Culturally Competent Services." Virginia Department of Social Services 2001. [Journal Article] [307.vir]
Abstract:In depth article on providing culturally competent services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse.

Effects of Tokenism on Women of Color
Zarate, Laura. "Effects of Tokenism on Women of Color." ICASA Coalition Commentary Winter 2001 pp. 4. 2001. [Journal Article] [701.zar]
Abstract:Discusses issue of tokenism and the need and ways for companies to address the issue.

Fantasies of the Master Race
Churchhill, Ward. "Fantasies of the Master Race." In: Literature, Cinema and the Colonization of American Indians. City Light Books pp. 260. 1998. [Book] [701.chu]
Abstract:Volume of essays that explores the representation of American Indians in literature and film.

Framed! Spinning Race in the Media
, . "Framed! Spinning Race in the Media." ColorLines pp. 15. 2003. [Magazine] [706.col]
Abstract:Series of articles on race and the media that appeared in ColorLines magazine.

Half and Half
O`Hearn, Claudine. "Half and Half." In: Writers on growing up biracial/bicultural. Pantheon Books pp. 268. 1998. [Book] [701.ohe]
Abstract:Collection of essays on what it is like growing up biracial in the United States.

Home Girls
Smith, Barbara. "Home Girls." In: A Black Feminist Anthology. Rutgers University Press pp. 361. 2000. [Book] [701.smi]
Abstract:Collection of writings by Black feminist and lesbian activists.

I am the Fire of Time
Katz, Jane. "I am the Fire of Time." In: The Voices of Native American Women. E.P. Dutton pp. 200. 1977. [Book] [206.kat]
Abstract:Collection of 90 writings from Native American Women.

Incite! Women of Color Against Violence
, . "Incite! Women of Color Against Violence." Incite 2003. [Magazine] []
Abstract:Newsletter from Incite, a national group of women of color working to end violence.

Is Bill Cosby Right?
Dyson, Michael. "Is Bill Cosby Right?." In: Or has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?. Basic Books pp. 288. 2005. [Book] [701.dys]
Abstract:Expose of the class and generational divide that is tearing black America apart.Expose of the class and generational divide that is tearing black America apart.

killing rage
Hooks, bell. "killing rage." In: ENDING RACISM. Henry Holt and Company pp. 277. 1995. [Book] [206.hoo]
Abstract:23 essays written from a black and feminist perspective that tackle the difficulties of racism by envisioning a world without it.

Loving in the War Years
Moraga, Cherrie. "Loving in the War Years." In: lo que nunca paso por sus labios. South End Press pp. 223. 2000. [Book] [701.mor]
Abstract:Collection of poetry and prose weaving together feminist views and Chicano canon.

Making More Waves
Kim, Elaine & Villanueva, Lilia. "Making More Waves." In: New writing by Asian American Women. Beacon Press pp. 327. 1997. [Book] []
Abstract:A diverse range of poems, essays and fiction by Asian American women.

Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada
Zambrano, Myrna M.. "Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada." In: For the Latina in an Abusive Relationship. The Seal Press pp. 241. 1985. [Book] [1000.zam]
Abstract:In Spanish & English. Offers support, understanding, & practical information on many issues & questions. Also discusses special problems of the undocumented woman, the woman with few resources, & the woman who speaks little or no English.

New Black Man
Neal, Mark Anthony. "New Black Man." Routledge pp. 182. 2006. [Book] [701.nea]
Abstract:Book explores constructing a new model for black masculinity.

No Mas!
Zambrano, Myrna. "No Mas!." In: Guia Para La Mujer Golpeada. Seal Press pp. 60. 1994. [Book] [701.zam]
Abstract:Book is in Spanish.

No Secrets No Lies
Stone, Robin D.. "No Secrets No Lies." In: How Black Families Can Heal from Sexual Abuse. Broadway Books pp. 286. 2004. [Book] [701.sto]
Abstract:Powerful & daringly honest resource guide for families seeking to understand, prevent, and overcome childhood sexual abuse and its devastating impact on adult survivors.

No Secrets No Lies
Stone, Robin. "No Secrets No Lies." In: How Black Families Can Heal from Sexual Abuse. Broadway Books pp. 285. 2004. [Book] [701.sto]
Abstract:Resource guide for families seeking to understand, prevent and overcome childhood sexual abuse and its impact on adult survivors.

No! The Rape Documentary
, . "No! The Rape Documentary." AfroLez 2007. [Video] []
Abstract:Through testimonies from Black women survivors, commentaries from scholars and community leaders, the film unveils the realities of rape and healing in the African American community. On DVD.

Promoting Cultural Diversity
Hopkins Kavanagh, Kathryn & Kennedy, Patricia. "Promoting Cultural Diversity." In: Strategies for Health Care Professionals. Sage Publications pp. 160. 1992. [Book] [1204.hop]
Abstract:Offers techniques for understanding and appreciating differences in others.

Race Matters
West, Cornel. "Race Matters." Vintage Books pp. 159. 2001. [Book] [701.wes]
Abstract:Subject matter ranges from the crisis in black leadership and the myths surrounding black sexuality.

Racial-Minority Victim Involvement within the Criminal Justice System and Mental Health Services
Collins, Mary Elizabeth. "Racial-Minority Victim Involvement within the Criminal Justice System and Mental Health Services." ICJIA pp. 80. 1990. [Document] [206.col]
Abstract:Look at the reasons minorities do not utilize social service systems offered.

Risk Factors for Sexual Victimization of Women:
Siegel, Jane & Williams, Linda. "Risk Factors for Sexual Victimization of Women:." In: Results from a Prospective Study. Violence Against Women pp. 902-930. V. 9.2003. [Journal Article] []
Abstract:Study focuses on the revictimization of child abuse victims, specifically in the African American population.

Sister 2 Sister
, . "Sister 2 Sister." National Women of Color Resource Center 1900. [Magazine] []
Abstract:Collection of newsletters from the National Women of Color Resource Center.

Sister Outsider
Lorde, Audre. "Sister Outsider." In: Essays & Speeches by. The Crossing Press pp. 190. 1984. [Book] [701.lor]
Abstract:A collection of essays & speeches drawn from the past eight years of this Black lesbian feminist`s nonfiction prose.

Sisters of the Yam
hooks, bell. "Sisters of the Yam." In: black women and self-recovery. South End Press pp. 197. 1993. [Book] [701.hoo]
Abstract:Addresses the inner well-being of black women and how their development is shaped by the daily assault of institutionalized structures of domination.

Strange Fruit
Smith, Lillian. "Strange Fruit." Harvast Books pp. 371. 1944. [Book] [701.smi]
Abstract:Once-banned, this novel is about race relations in 1920s Georgia.

The Black Women`s Health Book
White, Evelyn C.. "The Black Women`s Health Book." In: Speaking for Ourselves. Seal Press pp. 374. 1994. [Book] [212.whi]
Abstract:More then 50 black women write about the health issues that affect them and the well-being of their families and communities.

The Sacred Hoop
Allen, Paula Gunn. "The Sacred Hoop." In: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions. Beacon Press pp. 311. 1986. [Book] [206.all]
Abstract:Allen`s essays arguing that colonization transformed and obscured what were once woman-centered cultures.

The Souls of Black Folk
DuBois, W.E.B.. "The Souls of Black Folk." Signet Classic pp. 272. 1995. [Book] [701.dub]
Abstract:Classic collection of 14 essays first published in 1903. Each essay shows the consequences of both a political color line and an internal one, as he grapples with the contradictions of being black and being American.

The Speaking Profits Us
, . "The Speaking Profits Us." In: Violence in the Lives of Women of Color. Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence pp. 30. 1986. [Paper/Booklet] [206.cps]
Abstract:Printed in Spanish and English.

Violence in the Lives of Black Women
West, Carolyn. "Violence in the Lives of Black Women." In: Battered, Black and Blue. The Haworth Press pp. 208. 2002. [Book] [701.wes]
Abstract:Written from a Black feminist perspective. Offers case studies, in-depth discussions and helpful suggestions for treatment and intervention.

When and Where I Enter
Giddings, Paula. "When and Where I Enter." In: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. Perennial pp. 406. 2001. [Book] [701.gid]
Abstract:Updated version of earlier work. Testimonial to the influence of African-American women on race and women`s movements.

Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
Tatum, Beverly Daniel. "Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria." In: And Other Conversations about Race. Basic Books pp. 297. 2003. [Book] [701.tat]
Abstract:Book provides innovative ways to think and talk about race.

Working with Abused and Neglected Elders in Minority Populations
, . "Working with Abused and Neglected Elders in Minority Populations." In: A Synthesis of Research. University of Delaware pp. 32. 1991. [Document] [703.nar]
Abstract:Discussions meant to provide the practitioner with an overview of the knowledge that researchers have to contribute towards recognizing those cultural & ethnic factors that may complicate effective service delivery to abused & neglected elders.

Working with Latino Youth
Koss-Chioino, Joan D. & Vargas, Luis A.. "Working with Latino Youth." In: culture, development and context. Jossey-Bass Publishers pp. 236. 1999. [Book] [700.kos]
Abstract:Guide provides a model for addressing the special needs of Latino children and adolescents.

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