Tag: Alice Walker

Remember the Ladies: Pratibha Parmar

Pratibha Parmar is a British filmmaker, and has worked as a director, producer and writer. Parmar is known internationally for her political and often controversial documentary film work as well as her activism within the global feminism and lesbian rights movements.

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Remember the Ladies: Angela Davis

Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it’s perhaps far more terrible than it’s ever been.

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Remember the Ladies: Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston is considered one of the pre-eminent writers of twentieth-century African-American literature. Hurston was closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance and has influenced such writers as Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Gayle Jones, Alice Walker, and Toni Cade Bambara.

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Remember the Ladies: Jean Weisinger

Jean Weisinger is based in Oakland. She has traveled to England, Amsterdam, Germany, Cuba, Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Africa, Jamaica, Mexico and The South of the United States, documenting people of color for her up-coming books. Jean’s photographs have been published in and on numerous books, magazines, journals, and newspapers, as well as posters, post cards and calendars. Marlon Riggs/Signifying Works-Black Is … Black Ain’t, and EarthBeat, “A Priority”- Sweet Honey in the Rock, are just two of the films that include her work.

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