Sugar in the Raw by Rebecca Carroll
Voices of Young Black Girls in America

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With raw candor, elicited by Rebecca Carroll's perceptive questioning, 15 black women between the ages of 11 and 18, from places as diverse as Brooklyn and Seattle, Alabama and Vermont, speak out about their inner and outer lives. What they say about identity, self-esteem, the role of race in their perceptions and treatment, personal values, and their hopes for the future is both enlightening and moving. 144 pp. National pubilcity. 15,000 print.

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REBECCA CARROLL, the editor in chief of the" Independent Film & Video Monthly Magazine," was awarded the W.E.B Du Bois Fellowship at Harvard University, worked as a segment producer for "Charlie Rose," and served as a senior editor for both and She is also the author of "Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America," which won a1998 ALA Award for Top Ten Adult Books for Young Adults.
Published January 1, 1997 by Crown Pub. 144 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Having grown up among upper-middle-class whites, Sophie makes a conscious decision to marry a black man and immerse herself in his world.

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