Black Women's Blues: A Literary Anthology, 1934-1988



Black Women's Blues: A Literary Anthology, 1934-1988

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"Black Women's Blues: A Literary Anthology, 1934-1988" . Ed. Rita B. Dandridge, 1992. xvii+398 pp.

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Letters of the depression / M. Ramsey [and others] -- The revenge of Hannah Kemhuff / A. Walker -- Girl, colored / M. Minus -- From The street / A. Petry -- Patch quilt / M. Bonner -- Letter of a mother in distress / D. Hite -- From I know why the caged bird sings / M. Angelou -- From Their eyes were watching God / Z.N. Hurston -- If you're light and have long hair [from Maud Martha] / G. Brooks -- From The bluest eye / T. Morrison -- Mammy / D. West -- The volcano of hate erupts [from The long shadow of Little Rock] / D. Bates -- From Coming of age in Mississippi / A. Moody -- From Angela Davis: an autobiography / A. Davis -- Is she relevant? / A.A. Shockley -- Uh, uh; but how do it free us? / S. Sanchez -- To be a man / A.A. Shockley -- Battle fatigue [from Meridian] / A. Walker --Kiswana Browne [from The women of Brewster Place] / G. Naylor -- From The deity nodded / A.J.B. Millican -- Sisterhood: political solidarity between women / B. Hooks -- Anger in isolation: a black feminist's search for sisterhood / M. Wallace -- The trip / C.V. Rhodes -- To those of my sisters who kept their naturals / G. Brooks -- Phenomenal woman / M. Angelou -- I have been hungry / C. Rodgers -- Double jeopardy: to be black and female / F. Beal -- From Being my own woman / F. Ringgold -- On being female, black, and free / M. Walker -- New directions for black feminist criticism / D.E. McDowell -- Facing the abortion question [from Unbought and unbossed] / S. Chisholm -- Black theology and the black woman / J. Grant -- I am your sister: black women organizing across sexualities / A. Lorde.

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