Like my ancestors, who took on this fight to end the violence of slavery, I am a...– Kai Barrow, “Swan Song Manifesto”
Black women are not only making history, but rewriting it.– from “Challenging Imperial Feminism” Valerie Amos and Pratibha Parmar in Feminist Studies 17.
Gays want what straight people have. Queer people want what everybody in the...– D’lo, interviewed by Tani Ikeda in Make/Shift.
Jewelle Gomez blogs about the... →
Ms. Vera says rise up. mobilehomecoming.org
We love this journey. We love you.
I wish to also thank Audre for her warrior self, her fierce and tender poetry. ...– Joy Harjo, in the acknowledgements for In Mad Love and War
I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to...– Shirley Chisholm (Durham! Go watch the screening of Unbought and Unbossed at Stanford L. Warren Library on Tuesday night!!!)
And it seems to me that love, that a serious and tender concern to respect the...– June Jordan “The Creative Spirit and Children’s Literature”
When we run on love, when we move and change and build and paint and sing and...– June Jordan “The Creative Spirit and Children’s Literature”
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