ERIC Number: ED275772
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Beyond the Stereotypes: A Guide to Resources for Black Girls and Young Women.
Wilson, Geraldine, Comp.; Vassall, Merlene, Comp.
This resource guide lists books, records, and films that provide a realistic and wholesome depiction of what it means to be a black girl or woman. Organized according to medium and appropriate age ranges, it includes a brief annotation for each item. Suggestions for use of the guide are provided, as are the following criteria for selecting resources for black girls: (1) accurate presentation of history; (2) non-stereotypical characterization; (3) non-derogatory language and terminology; and (4) illustrations demonstrating the diversity of the black experience. Also included are distributors and retailers from whom materials are available. (LHW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Attitudes, Black Culture, Black Literature, Black Youth, Blacks, Females, Films, Preadolescents, Preschool Children, Resource Materials
National Black Child Development Inst., 1463 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20005 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Educational Equity for Black Girls Project: Building Achievement Motivation, Counteracting the Stereotypes.