Home Girls A Black Feminist Anthology The pioneering anthology Home Girls features writings by Black feminists and lesbian activists on topics both provocative and profound Since its initial publication in it has become an essential

  • Title: Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology
  • Author: Barbara Smith Toi Derricotte Akasha Gloria Hull Ann Allen Shockley Renita Weems Patricia Jones Jewelle L. Gómez Audre Lorde
  • ISBN: 9780813527536
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
  • The pioneering anthology Home Girls features writings by Black feminists and lesbian activists on topics both provocative and profound Since its initial publication in 1983, it has become an essential text on Black women s lives and writings This edition features an updated lists of contributor biographies and an all new preface that provides a fresh assessment of how BlThe pioneering anthology Home Girls features writings by Black feminists and lesbian activists on topics both provocative and profound Since its initial publication in 1983, it has become an essential text on Black women s lives and writings This edition features an updated lists of contributor biographies and an all new preface that provides a fresh assessment of how Black women s lives have changed or not since the book was first published.Includes For a godchild, Regina, on the occasion of her first love by Toi DerricotteThe damned by Toi DerricotteHester s song by Toi DerricotteThe sisters by Alexis De VeauxDebra by Michelle T ClintonIf I could write this in fire, I would write this in fire by Michelle CliffThe blood yes, the blood a conversation by Cenen and Barbara SmithSomething Latino was up with us by Spring ReddI used to think by Chirlane McCrayThe black back ups by Kate RushinHome by Barbara SmithUnder the days the buried life and poetry of Angelina Weld Grimk by Akasha Gloria HullThe black lesbian in American literature an overview by Ann Allen ShockleyArtists without art form by Renita WeemsI ve been thinking of Diana Sands by Patricia JonesA cultural legacy denied and discovered black lesbians in fiction by women by Jewelle L GomezWhat it is I think she s doing anyhow a reading of Toni Cade Bambara s The salt eaters by Akasha Gloria HullTar beach by Audre LordeBefore I dress and soar again by Donna AllegraLeRoy s birthday by Raymina Y MaysThe wedding by Beverly SmithMaria de las Rosas by Becky BirthaMiss Esther s land by Barbara A BanksThe failure to transform homophobia in the black community by Cheryl ClarkeWhere will you be by Pat ParkerAmong the things that use to be by Willie M ColemanFrom sea to shining sea by June JordanWomen of summer by Cheryl ClarkeThe tired poem last letter from a typical unemployed black professional woman by Kate RushinShoes are made for walking by Shirley O SteeleBilly de Lye by Deidre McCallaThe Combahee River Collective statement by Combahee River CollectiveBlack macho and black feminism by Linda C PowellBlack lesbianbyfeminist organizing a conversation by Tania Abdulahad et al For strong women by Michelle T ClintonThe black goddess by Kate RushinWomen s spirituality a household act by Luisah TeishOnly justice can stop a curse by Alice WalkerCoalition politics turning the century by Bernice Johnson Reagon

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    1. Barbara Smith Toi Derricotte Akasha Gloria Hull Ann Allen Shockley Renita Weems Patricia Jones Jewelle L. Gómez Audre Lorde

      Barbara Smith born in 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio is an American lesbian feminist and socialist who has played a significant role in building and sustaining Black Feminism in the United States Since the early 1970s she has been active as a critic, teacher, lecturer, author, scholar, and publisher of Black feminist thought She has also taught at numerous colleges and universities over the last twenty five years Smith s essays, reviews, articles, short stories and literary criticism have appeared in a range of publications, including The New York Times Book Review, The Black Scholar, Ms Gay Community News, The Guardian, The Village Voice, Conditions and The Nation Barbara has a twin sister, Beverly Smith, who is also a lesbian feminist activist and writer.Source.

    574 thoughts on “Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology”

    1. I took my time with this one I savored I read slowly I re read The pages are worn and dog eared So much was covered in these pages My review is Read this Then read it again And again Again.


    2. Donna Kate Rushin s poem, The Black Back Ups, has come to mind frequently in the last week,perhaps a subconscious reaction to discussions about Kathyrn Stockett s bestseller, The HelpThe line that I haven t been able to shake Ain t chure Mama on the pancake box Mama Mama Get offa that damn box And come home to me Not able to remember than these few words, I took HOME GIRLS down from the shelf Homegirls,edited in 1983 by Barbara Smith,is a juicy collection of black, feminist writings including s [...]


    3. My mom knew this woman when the first edition of this was published I have one of the original editions and this book means so much to me It for us women of color who long to scream and fight for change.


    4. One of the classics of Black Feminist thought Very helpful in thinking about how to integrate our fights against racism, sexism and homophobia many essays are from women whose lives are at the intersection of all three.


    5. I ve read excerpts from this during my Women s Studies days, but that was long ago and I ve lived so much since then I am totally due for re reading


    6. Wonderful book Especially enjoyed the voodoo at the end The book covers many issues I d love to see new pieces included.



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