Book of the Month
January General Track
When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost
When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost gives voice to the most intimate thoughts of the post-Civil Rights, post-feminist, post-soul generation.
Offering a provocative and powerful look into the life of the modern black woman: a complex world in which feminists often have not-so-clandestine affairs with the most sexist of men, where women who treasure their independence frequently prefer men who pick up the tab, where the deluge of babymothers & babyfathers reminds black women who long for marriage that traditional nuclear families are a reality for less than forty percent of the population, and where black women are forced to make sense of a world where truth is no longer black and white but subtle, intriguing shades of gray.
January Complex Theory Track
A VOICE FROM THE
A Voice from the South is the only book published by one of the most prominent African American women scholars and educators of her era. Born a slav, Anna Julio Haywood Cooper would go on to become the fourth African American woman to earn a doctoral degree…
Anna J. Cooper