- BOOKS & ESSAYS
Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood (2013) by Ruth Nicole Brown
Wish to Live: The Hip Hop Feminism Pedagogy Reader (2102) by Ruth Nicole Brown & Chamara Jewel Kwayke (Eds.)
Black Girlhood Celebration (2008) by Ruth Nicole Brown
learning Community With Black Girls by Aisha Durham
Questions Regulate/ Knowledge Radiates by Ruth Nicole Brown
Saving Yourself First by Porshe Garner
On Black/Brown Girlhood, Black Feminism, and The Arts: A Conversation with Aimee Cox and Ruth Nicole Brown by Darnell Moore
Organizing Disruption: Sonic Black Girlhood
- Ensemble Performances
The Rhythm, The Rhyme, and The Reason
Performance piece co-authored by Dr. Ruth Nicole Brown, Claudine Taaffe and Dr. Chamara J.Kwayke, first conceptualized at the 2008 National Women’s Studies Association and later premiered at the University of Illinois Krannert Center for the Performance Arts (September 2008). A staged version of this performance piece was performed at Southern Connecticut State University (October 2008). Besides the co-writers, Grenita Hall and Johynn-a Evans starred in the original production.
- Necessary Truths: Reflections of African American Girlhood
Photography exhibit curated by Claudine Taaffe, Ruth Nicole Brown, Dominique Hill and African American middle school girls in SOLHOT. Krannert Art Museum. Champaign, IL (February 2009).
- Revolutionary Acts: A Poetic Performance of Possibility
Building on Ntozake Shange’s method of the choreopoem, "Revolutionary Acts" engages reflective moments of doing and living Saving Our Lives Hear Our Truths (SOLHOT) through song, poetry, and dance by SOLHOT participants. Independent Media Center. Urbana, IL (April 2010).
- A Black Girl’s Song and Black Gurls Hold It Down
These two theatrical performances were primarily created, written, and performed by Saving Our Lives Hear Our Truths (SOLHOT) middle and high school participants. The performances were held at their respective public schools. Urbana-Champaign, IL. (May 2011).