TitleHome girls : a Black feminist anthology / edited by Barbara Smith.
PublishedNew Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2000.
Descriptionlx, 364 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN0-8135-2753-8 (pbk. : alk. paper)
General NoteReprint. Originally published: New York : Kitchen Table--Women of Color Press, c1983. With new preface.
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references.
Formatted NoteContents: For a godchild, Regina, on the occasion of her first love / Toi Derricotte -- The damned / Toi Derricotte -- Hester's song / Toi Derricotte -- The sisters / Alexis De Veaux -- Debra / Michelle T. Clinton -- If I could write this in fire, I would write this in fire / Michelle Cliff -- The blood - yes, the blood: a conversation / Cenen and Barbara Smith -- Something Latino was up with us / Spring Redd -- I used to think / Chirlane McCray -- The black back-ups / Kate Rushin -- Home / Barbara Smith -- Under the days: the buried life and poetry of Angelina Weld Grimké / Akasha (Gloria) Hull -- The black lesbian in American literature: an overview / Ann Allen Shockley -- Artists without art form / Renita Weems -- I've been thinking of Diana Sands / Patricia Jones -- A cultural legacy denied and discovered : black lesbians in fiction by women / Jewelle L. Gomez -- What it is I think she's doing anyhow: a reading of Toni Cade Bambara's The salt eaters / Akasha (Gloria) Hull -- Tar beach / Audre Lorde -- Before I dress and soar again / Donna Allegra -- LeRoy's birthday / Raymina Y. Mays -- The wedding / Beverly Smith -- Maria de las Rosas / Becky Birtha -- Miss Esther's land / Barbara A. Banks -- The failure to transform: homophobia in the black community / Cheryl Clarke -- Where will you be? / Pat Parker -- Among the things that use to be / Willie M. Coleman -- From sea to shining sea / June Jordan -- Women of summer / Cheryl Clarke -- The tired poem: last letter from a typical unemployed black professional woman / Kate Rushin -- Shoes are made for walking / Shirley O. Steele -- Billy de Lye / Deidre McCalla -- The Combahee River Collective statement / Combahee River Collective -- Black macho and black feminism / Linda C. Powell -- Black lesbian/feminist organizing: a conversation / Tania Abdulahad ... [et al.] -- For strong women / Michelle T. Clinton -- The black goddess / Kate Rushin -- Women's spirituality: a household act / Luisah Teish -- Only justice can stop a curse / Alice Walker -- Coalition politics: turning the century / Bernice Johnson Reagon.
SubjectsAfrican American women.
African American women -- Literary collections.
Feminism -- Literary collections.
Feminism -- United States.
Other AuthorsSmith, Barbara, 1946-
LC Card Number99-52910
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: E 185.86 H765
mq221397: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 133354]