\"Extensive . . . inspired . . . forty-five of the most recognizable and powerful black women in the country.\" --USA Today
\"This book, about the tenacity of black women, reminds me of \'testimony service\' in the true gospel tradition. By showing us the lives of sisters in dramatic leadership roles, Patricia Reid-Merritt gives us all courage. These women broke not only the glass ceiling, but also the brick walls of the old-boy network.\" --Dr. Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant psychologist and advice columnist for Essence magazine.
One by one, phenomenal African American women are breaking through the glass ceiling of race and gender bias. Setting political agendas, heading major institutions, and shaping corporate strategies, they are the newest architects of America\'s future. Sister Power is packed with groundbreaking insight into their amazing life journeys.
About the Author
PATRICIA REID-MERRITT, D.S.W.(Hamilton Township, New Jersey) is Professor of Social Work and African American Studies at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.