In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary. Nuanced storytellers break away from mainstream portrayals of gender diversity, cutting across lines of age, race, ethnicity, ability, class, religion, family, and relationships.
No Tea, No Shade brings together nineteen essays from the next generation of black queer studies scholars, activists, and community leaders who build on the foundational work of black queer studies, pushing the field in new and exciting directions.
In this collection, founding members of the Combahee River Collective (Barbara Smith, Beverly Smith, and Demita Frazier) and contemporary activists (Alicia Garza, Barbara Ransby) reflect on the legacy of its contributions to black feminism and its impact on today's struggles.
An exhibition on display at the Brooklyn Museum in 2017, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 featured the art and cultural criticism of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. The accompanying Sourcebook republishes rare and little-known documents from the period by Gloria Anzaldúa, James Baldwin, bell hooks, Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and other artists and social critics. Print copies available at the libraries.
Original essays and perspectives by Aruna D'Souza, Uri McMillan, Kellie Jones, and Lisa Jones that place the 2017 exhibition's works in both historical and contemporary contexts. Includes two new poems by Alice Walker, photographs of major objects from the exhibition, and views of the installation.