Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology

Barbara Smith (Editor)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$34.95
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Publish Date
March 01, 2000
Pages
404
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.95 X 8.5 inches | 1.18 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780813527536
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About the Author

B. Smith is a former fashion model turned restaurateur, television host, author, entrepreneur and entertainer extraordinaire renowned for her casual yet elegant approach to living. In 1999, she hosted B Smith with Style which aired nationwide and in 40 countries. A native of western Pennsylvania (where she was raised by a bunch of Southerners who went north), B started her career as a fashion model, gracing the covers of 15 magazines, before moving on to restaurants and televison. She lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York with her husband and partner, Dan Gasby, and their daughter.

Reviews

The survival of these women and their joy makes Home Girls very satisfying.--Essence
A provocative and important new collection.--Ms.
Pungent and varied, full of questions, convictions, and insights.--Nation