Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology
Rutgers University Press, 1983 - Literary Collections - 364 pages
The pioneering anthology Home Girls features writings by Black feminist 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 list 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.
Contributors are Tania Abdulahad, Donna Allegra, Barbara A. Banks, Becky Birtha, Julie Carter, Cenen, Cheryl Clarke, Michelle Cliff, Michelle T. Clinton, Willie M. Coleman, Toi Derricotte, Alexis De Veaux, Jewelle L. Gomez, Akasha (Gloria) Hull, Patricia Jones, June Jordan, Audre Lorde, Raymina Y. Mays, Deidre McCalla, Chirlane McCray, Pat Parker, Linda C. Powell, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Spring Redd, Gwendolyn Rogers, Kate Rushin, Ann Allen Shockley, Barbara Smith, Beverly Smith, Shirley O. Steele, Luisah Teish, Jameelah Waheed, Alice Walker, and Renita Weems.
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Preface to the Rutgers University Press Edition
Something Latino Was Up With Us
Dress and Soar Again
Maria de las Rosas
Where Will You Be?
Among the Things That Use to Be
Women of Summer
Last Letter from a Typical
Billy de Lye
The Black BackUps
The Buried Life and Poetry
Artists Without Art Form
Ive Been Thinking of Diana Sands
Black Macho and Black Feminism
For Strong Women