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18/02/2017
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Remember the Ladies: Audre Lorde

Throughout all of Audre Lorde’s writing, both nonfiction and fiction, a single theme surfaces repeatedly. The black lesbian feminist poet activist reminds her readers that they ignore differences among people at their peril. . . . Instead, Lorde suggests, differences in race or class must serve as a ‘reason for celebration and growth. Continue reading

04/03/2016
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Remember the Ladies: Dagmar Schultz

In 2011 Schultz was awarded the Margherita-von-Brentano-Price 2011 for work which furthers the equal rights of women in academia.The funds of the award contributed to the production of the film Audre Lorde –The BerlinYears 1984 to 1992 and to the establishment of an Audre Lorde Archive at the Free University of Berlin, which contains all of Schultz’s materials on Audre Lorde. See website: www.audrelorde-theberlinyears.com Continue reading

10/02/2016
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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. Continue reading

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