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Founded by and for women of color, the press issued such revolutionary works as This Bridge Called My Back.
The early inspiration and experiences that shaped the visionary science fiction storyteller.
A century before the modern “cli-fi” genre, many authors envisioned unsettling worlds shaped by man-made climate chaos.
The party as site of contagion in Edgar Allan Poe, Evelyn Waugh, and Ling Ma.
So you want to borrow a concept from another culture but don’t know what to call it? Try a morpheme!
Barriers of racism and sexism slowed them down, but academia wasn't their only venue.
Poems by Black poets, including Morgan Parker, Hanif Abdurraqib, Simone White, Terrance Hayes, and more.
Freedomways, the African American journal of politics and culture chronicled the civil rights and Black freedom movements starting in the early 1960s. Read it on JSTOR.
Armed with just some textbooks and a kerosene lantern, Rosa Hernández Acosta taught literacy in rural Cuba without electricity, running water, or paved roads.