March is nationally recognized as Women's History Month, and CSUMB celebrates Womyn, Gender, & Justice Month by hosting a number of events. For further information on related topics, the library recommends the following resources.
Diary of a Mad Black Woman
March 15, 5 p.m.
A discussion on the issues and troubles Black women face and how to heal from them.
Collins, C.F. (2013). African American Women's Life Issues Today: Vital Health and Social Matters. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger.
Winfrey Harris, T. (2015). The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America. Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Harris-Perry, M. (2011). Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Davis-Maye, D., Yarber, A.D., & Perry, T.E. (2014). What the Village Gave Me: Conceptualizations of Womanhood. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
Other books of interest on women's history and women's issues
Quigley, J. (2016). Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital. New York: Oxford University Press.
Kiernan, D. (2014). The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Abouelnaga, S. (2016). Women in Revolutionary Egypt: Gender and the New Geographics of Identity. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.
O'Connor, E. (2014). Mothers Making Latin America: Gender, Households, and Politics Since 1825. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell.