- 1980 - 1989 (Creation)
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Photocopies of articles and press cuttings relating to Black lesbian feminism and Black feminist history & literature.
Includes articles on: coming out as a Black lesbian; homosexuality and critical theory; ‘No More Buried Lives: The Theme of Lesbianism in Audre Lorde’s Zami, Gloria Naylor’s The Women of Brewster Place, Ntozake Shange’s Sassafras, Cypress and Indigo, and Alice Walker’s The Color Purple’ [by Barbara Christian?], from Black Feminist Criticism: Perspectives on Black Women Writers (1986); Bessie Smith; Ma Rainey; Angelina Weld Grimké; Whitney Houston; Gladys Bentley; Ernestine Eckstein; Edmonia Lewis; Zora Neale Hurston; heterosexism in Hackney (article by Femi Otitoju).
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Content note: References to homophobia and lesbophobia.
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Created Summer 2021