The Black Woman: An Anthology by Toni Cade BambaraThe Black Woman: An Anthology by Toni Cade Bambara

The Black Woman: An Anthology

EditorToni Cade BambaraIntroduction byEleanor W Traylor

Paperback | March 29, 2005

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A collection of early, emerging works from some of today's most celebrated African American female writers
When it was first published in 1970, The Black Woman introduced readers to an astonishing new wave of voices that demanded to be heard. In this groundbreaking volume of original essays, poems, and stories, a chorus of outspoken women -- many who would become leaders in their fields: bestselling novelist Alice Walker, poets Audre Lorde and Nikki Giovanni, writer Paule Marshall, activist Grace Lee Boggs, and musician Abbey Lincoln among them -- tackled issues surrounding race and sex, body image, the economy, politics, labor, and much more. Their words still resonate with truth, relevance, and insight today.
Toni Cade Bambara, a well-known teacher, writer, and social activist, was born on May 25, 1939, in New York. Bambara's mother was influenced by the Harlem Renaissance and fostered creativity in her daughter. After graduating from Queens College in 1959, Bambara worked as a social investigator for the New York Department of Welfare. Thi...
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Title:The Black Woman: An AnthologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.31 × 1 inPublished:March 29, 2005Publisher:Washington Square PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0743476972

ISBN - 13:9780743476973

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