A few months ago, I compiled a book list for Young Black Princes. Here is a companion list for Beautiful Brown Girls. Most are biographies of strong sisters who distinguished themselves despite adversity.
The Legendary Miss Lena Horne
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century
Oprah: The Little Speaker
Michelle Obama: First Mom
Becoming Billie Holiday
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-ins