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Go, tell Michelle : African American women write to the new First Lady

Author: Barbara Seals Nevergold; Peggy Brooks-Bertram
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Passionate, shattering, and tender, this book gathers together letters to Michelle Obama, written by African American and African women. Shortly after the election, the Uncrowned Queens Institute in Buffalo, New York, sent out a call across the country for African American women to share their hopes, fears, and advice with the new First Lady. Hundreds of letters and poems poured in, signaling both an unprecedented  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Go, tell Michelle.
Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)929556080
Named Person: Michelle Obama; Michelle Obama
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Seals Nevergold; Peggy Brooks-Bertram
ISBN: 9781438429182 1438429185 9781438429021 1438429029
OCLC Number: 298112164
Description: xxii, 268 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Barbara A. Seals Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram.

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Passionate, shattering, and tender, this book gathers together letters to Michelle Obama, written by African American and African women. Shortly after the election, the Uncrowned Queens Institute in Buffalo, New York, sent out a call across the country for African American women to share their hopes, fears, and advice with the new First Lady. Hundreds of letters and poems poured in, signaling both an unprecedented moment in our nation's history and a remarkable opportunity for African American women to look at the White House and see and speak to one of their own there. These very personal letters and poems, written by women from all ages and walks of life, celebrate a newfound hope for our world and children, speak to a strong sisterhood with the First Lady, confess often very private fears and dreams, and acknowledge and remember the generations before who endured so much for so long.--From publisher description.

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