For the Quiet Black Girl

Aundrea Smith, a self-proclaimed “quiet black girl,” relives experiences from her childhood and young adult years, which have helped to shape who she is as a black woman. The book speaks about her experiences with dating (or lack thereof), school, and simply living in a world that does not always see women of color for all they have to offer. In “For the Quiet Black Girl: Trying to Find Her Voice in a Predominately White Space,” is a black woman’s powerful statement about how to respond to covert and overt displays of racism from people of all colors. For the Quiet Black Girl… can be read and appreciated by its target audience- girls and women of color- and others who have been questioned, targeted, and challenged because of their gender and/or race.

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