Boston Public Library
Black Is... 2005: Self Help
Booklists for Adults

*Suitable for Teens

Dr. Ro’s Ten Secrets to Livin’ Healthy: America’s Most Renowned African American Nutritionist Shows You How to Look Great, Feel Better, and Live Longer by Eating Right
by Rovenia M. Brock, Ph.D
PA778.4 A36B76 2004

He-Motions: Even Strong Men Struggle
by T.D. Jakes
Men who believe in stereotypes that real men pump iron are offered an alternative -- real men open up to friends and real men cherish their wives and love their children.
BV4528.2 J34 2004

Living With HIV/AIDS: The Black Person’s Guide to Survival
by Eric Goosby, M.D.
Helpful and informative guide that covers the basics of HIV/AIDS, how to prevent it, and the latest treatment options.
RC606.64 G66 2004

No Secrets No Lies: How Black Families Can Heal from Sexual Abuse
by Robin Stone
Offers the combined advice of psychologists, social workers, spiritual leaders and abuse survivors.
HQ71 S767 2004

Vows: The African-American Couple’s Guide to Designing a Sacred Ceremony
by Harriette Cole
The how-to book in planning the details of the wedding ceremony. Topics include commitment, rituals, writing your own vows and embracing your heritage.
HQ745 C653 2004

*Working While Black: The Black Person’s Guide to Success in the White Workplace
by Michelle T. Johnson
A guide offering practical suggestions to develop an increased level of business savvy in order to negotiate the minefield of the white work world.
HD8081 A65 J64 2004