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African American women authors

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PRA Archive #sort descending Title Description Genre Broadcast Date
AZ0134 Gay authors' collage / produced by Kevin Burke.

Excerpts from the works of gay authors, including Pat Parker.|A GAY AUTHOR'S COLLAGE /...

KPFA, June 20, 1977.
AZ0512.03 Alice Walker reads poetry: Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning / Alan Soldofsky

Alice Walker, Black woman poet and novelist, reads from her new book of poetry "Good night,...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Authors and journalists KPFA, 9 Nov. 1979.
AZ0607 You can't keep a good woman down / Alice Walker ; interviewed by Karla Tonella.

Alice Walker (1944 - ) is primarily known as a novelist and short story writer, and is a major...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, Sept. 5, 1981.
AZ1010 Author Alice Walker reads the short story, Roselily

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker (1944 - ) reads her short story "Roselily...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Authors and journalists KPFA, 1994.
AZ1127 Alice Walker reads Fame from her book You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down / Karla Tonella

Alice Walker reads her short story "Fame" from her book of short stories, "You Can't Keep a Good...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Authors and journalists KPFA, June 30, 1981
AZ1340 Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo

Author Ntozake Shange reads from her novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo (St....

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, February 2, 1983.
AZ1761 Racism in the Women's movement (Part 1 only)

In this program, guests talk about the racism forum "Racism in the Women's movement:...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Authors and journalists WBAI, December 6, 1980
BB3788.12 Conversation with June Jordan / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Julius Lester speaks with poet and activist June Jordan (introduced as June Meyer, b. July 9,...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 15 Sept. 1968.
BB5284 The Negro woman in American literature (Episode 2 of 12)

This program from the "Negro Writer's Vision of America" conference held April 23...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Authors and journalists WBAI, 13 June 1965; KPFK, 23 Sept. 1965.
IZ0895 Gloria Naylor interviewed about her novel The Women of Brewster Place

Raw tape of Gloria Naylor, Black woman author, interviewed by Doris Austin[?] about her novel...

American Women -- Authors and journalists WBAI, 1982
IZ1061.02 The Lesbian Show: July 15, 1980 - Third World Lesbian Writers Conference (2nd annual)

The Lesbian Show, produced by Donna Allegra, features readings from the 2nd Annual Third World...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, July 15, 1980
IZ1349.07 Women and the world in the 1980s: August 20, 1982- Audre Lorde

Episode from August 20, 1982. Blanche Cook interviews poet, essayist and civil rights activist...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Poetry WBAI, August 20, 1982
IZ1349.09 Women and the world in the 1980s: November 20, 1982-Audre Lorde

Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews poet, essayist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde (1934-1992)...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, November 20, 1982
IZ1349.13 Women and the world in the 1980s: Barbara Smith and Michele Cliff (ca. 1984)

Interview with Barbara Smith, writer, co-founder of Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press and...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Authors and journalists WBAI, ca. 1984 (date unknown)
IZ1392 A woman's play: One Plus One

A woman’s play: one plus one. A play about two black women dealing with problems. One woman,...

American Women -- Theater, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, January 19, 1980
IZ1414.01 Sojourner's Journal: November 19, 1981-Black women writers and artists

Sojourner's Journal, a series about Black women. Yasmin Pierre speaks with four Black women...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, November 19, 1981
IZ1513 Alice Childress interview and reading (Part 2 only)

Alice Childress reads from her novel "A Short Walk" (Coward, McCann and Geoghegan,...

American Women -- Authors and journalists WBAI, April 7, 1980
KZ1207 Our sheroes and heroes / Maya Angelou ; interviewed by Susan Anderson.

Recording contains Susan Anderson's 1976 interview with Maya Angelou, talking about her new...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Authors and journalists KPFK, 24 Feb. 1982
KZ1240 To be young, lesbian and Black in the '50s / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

The writer Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFK, 28 Nov. 1982.
WZ0019 Changes / written and read by Denise Oliver.

This program features a reading of the short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver, former...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WPFW, Apr. 1976.
WZ0124 To create love with dry eyes: an interview with June Jordan by Deborah Morris.

Poet, essayist, and novelist June Jordan is interviewed by author Deborah Morris. The two...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WPFW, Aug. 9, 1977.
WZ0268 Reading of the short story, "Changes" by author Denise Oliver

Reading of short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver / Produced by WPFW, Broadcast on KPFA....

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, 3 May 1976
CSVAfrican American women authors