Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Pratibha Alice Shaheen

I am the woman: Dark, repaired, healed Listening to you. … —Alice Walker, from her poem “Remember?” For more than four decades, Alice Walker has used the written word to make visible that which has been made invisible as a result of exploitation and marginalization. Equally as important, she is a humanitarian and social-change agent […]

Woman is the “N” of the World?

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In 1969, Yoko Ono coined the phrase, and I quote, “Woman is the N****R of the World.” Shortly thereafter, she and her husband, the late John Lennon, wrote and he recorded a song with that same title. According to Wikipedia (which is ALWAYS questionable), at that time (don’t know where they would stand today) Dick Gregory and Ron Dellums defended the […]