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Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, […]

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7 International Christmas Traditions pin by nublaxity

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This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the […]

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A favorite place of mine to visit in Ethiopia is The City of Adama (Nazareth) overview (with Helen Berhe song) J Michael 10.26.16 pin by nublaxity

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A powerful study of the women’s liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis. buy now $10.88

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African Union Head Quarter,Addis Ababa Ethiopia pin by nublaxity

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From the beginning of American chattel slavery in 1619, until the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865, Africans were hunted like animals, captured, sold, tortured and raped. They experienced the worst kind of physical, emotional, psycho- logical and spiritual abuse. Given such history, Dr. Joy DeGruy asks, “Isn’t it likely that many slaves were […]

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In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been […]

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The Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia holds an incredibly diverse array of tribes within a small area. The Hamer tribe is one of the largest and most recognisable due to the women who plat their hair and colour it with red clay. This photograph was taken in the small town of Turmi, close to where […]

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