Use Worldcat, the catalog to locate books about your topic / individual woman. Be sure to click on Description for table of contents / subject headings / summary.
Both Blacks and African Americans are used. You will also find information in books that are about women, not limited to blacks or african americans.
black women motherhood
african american women journalist*
women film* directors
black women composers
to use both in your search:
(black OR "african american") AND women AND prisoner*
(blacks OR african american*) AND television
(blacks OR african american*) AND television AND women
When you find a relevant book, be sure to click on Description to see the subject headings and then follow those to identify additional books: