There’s a new book available that seeks to empower young black girls. And it’s doing so by telling the true stories of 15 influential women from the past and present.

Queen Like Me: The True Story of Girls Who Changed the World, chronicles the life and times of powerful women of color, and the legacy they’ve left behind or are still creating. 

From Amazon:

QUEEN LIKE ME: THE TRUE STORY OF GIRLS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD is a vibrant and adventurous learning experience that invites readers to explore the courageous and dazzling stories of 15 authentic women leaders of the past and present whose contributions to the world are captured in the form of rhyme!

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The book features a variety of influential black women — including Coretta Scott King, First Lady Michelle Obama and Queen Nefertiti.

This book sounds like it belongs in every little black girl’s library.

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