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Albany author chronicles the lives of women preachers

Dr. Chanta Haywood reading her book "Prophesying Daughters." (Source:WALB) Dr. Chanta Haywood reading her book "Prophesying Daughters." (Source:WALB)
Haywood held a book signing for the public. (Source:WALB) Haywood held a book signing for the public. (Source:WALB)
The book can be purchased at Thronateeska Heritage Center and on Amazon. (Source:WALB) The book can be purchased at Thronateeska Heritage Center and on Amazon. (Source:WALB)
Dr. Chanta Haywood, Author (Source:WALB) Dr. Chanta Haywood, Author (Source:WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

 An Albany woman chronicles the lives of four African American women who made an impact on society.
    

Dr. Chanta Haywood held a book signing for the revised version of her book titled "Prophesying Daughters" Thursday evening.
The book tells the stories of four African American women preachers during and after slavery who wrote autobiographies.
Haywood focused on the social changes they made.

"The fact that these women contributed significantly to American history and to the history of the South,” said Dr. Chanta Haywood, Author. “Through their religious calling they were able to make significant changes."

The book was first published in 2003.
You can purchase copies at Thronateeska Heritage Center and on Amazon.

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