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African American women poets

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AZ0642.12 Majority report, December 4, 1982: Barbara Christian

Barbara Christian (1943 - 2000) delivers a speech as part of the lecture series on "Gender...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, Dec. 4, 1982
AZ1084 Wanda Coleman interviewed by Opal Palmer Adisa

Poet Opal Palmer Adisa interviews writer/poet Wanda Coleman, author of Mad Dog, Black Lady,...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, ca. 1993.
AZ1669 In Celebration of Black Womanhood / Aileen Hernandez

Aileen Hernandez, former President of the National Organization for Women, and founder of the...

American Women -- Activists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, February 13, 1982
BB2709.04 Sonia Sanchez / interviewed by David Henderson. (Episode 4 of 4)

Sonia Sanchez (1934 - ), poet and co-founder of the Black Studies department at San Francisco...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, 24 Jan. 1969
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.
BB5133 Sadie and Maude / Jeanette Henderson and Linda Taylor

In this program of poetry, discussion and music dedicated to Angela Davis, two young Black women...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Poetry KPFK, 8 Feb. 1971.
BC0949.04 Audre Lorde (Episode 4 of 4)

Poet Audre Lorde reads selections of her own works. After introducing herself, Lorde reads the...

American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 17 July 1972; 28 Aug. 1972.
BC2660 An evening with Maya Angelou / produced by Lin Harris.

Poet Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014) reads and sings passages from her two autobiographies, I know...

American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 28 Dec. 1975.
IZ0354 The poet's craft / June Jordan ; interviewed by Elly Bulkin.

Interview with poet and author June Jordan (1936 - 2002) conducted by Elly Bulkin. They discuss...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, 5 Aug. 1974.
IZ0670.02 Women's Poetry Reading to benefit Ikon Magazine

The second half of the excerpted version of the benefit reading held for Ikon Magazine on...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, December 11, 1982
IZ1060 The Lesbian Show - October 23, 1978: Varied Voices of Black Women

This episode of The Lesbian Show features a conversation among three of the four women from "...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, 23 Oct. 1978
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
IZ1078 The Velvet Sledgehammer: April 22, 1981

Poetry reading by Audre Lorde. Recorded on December 12, 1980 at Barnard College, this poetry...

American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 22 Apr. 1981.
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
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
IZ1427 The Varied Voices of Black Women: an Olivia Records concert

This is a recording of the final concert from the Olivia Records tour "The Varied Voices of...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Lesbians WBAI, December 10, 1978
KZ0209 A conversation with Ntozake Shange / interviewed by Clare Spark

Ntozake Shange, the black feminist poet, author of "For colored girls who have considered...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFK, 7 Aug. 1977.
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
WZ0014 Among all this, you stand like a fine brownstone : Gwendolyn Brooks / produced by Taliba Holliday.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 - 2000), the first Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Theater WPFW, 1977; 2 Feb. 1978.
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.
CSVAfrican American women poets