Barbara Christian (1943 - 2000) delivers a speech as part of the lecture series on "Gender, Race and Class in Society" sponsored by the Center for Research on Women (CROW) at Stanford University, April 1982. Christian is chair of the Afro-American Studies Department at UC Berkeley and author of "Black Women Novelists, 1892-1977: the Development of a Tradition" (Greenwood Press, 1980). In this speech, Christian discusses the tradition of Afro-American women poets, and reads from the works of Alice Walker and June Jordan. Aired as part of the Woman's Magazine program on December 4, 1982.
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