Black Girls Don't

Sun Prairie Public Library

In this presentation Prenicia tells her story of overcoming society putting young Black girls in a box and what it really means to create your own path in life. Prenicia to this day constantly challenges the stereotypes of Black women and uses her story to inspire youth.

Black Girls Don't Sing Opera!

What does it mean to be a Black girl performing in a predominantly white field?

Black Girls Don't Lead!

What does it mean to be a Black girl breaking barriers and leading a community?

Black Girls Don't Read!

What does it mean to be a Black girl overcoming an undiagnosed learning disability?

Black Girls Don't Speak Out!

What does it mean to dedicate one’s life to activism as a Black woman?

Black Girls Don't Tell!
What does it mean to overcome abuse and tell on your abuser?

This event is part of the #RippleProject, a year-long series of free humanities programs focused on equity in the Dane County public libraries. Learn more at

Prenicia Clifton smiling with one hand on her hip, wearing a red dress.
Sponsoring Library