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Blanche Wiesen Cook speaks with poet and novelist Audre Lorde (1934-1992) and Zala Chandler from the Coalition of Concerned Black Women on the recent US-led invasion of Grenada. Lorde reads an excerpt from Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography (Crossing Press, 1983, repress).
Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, GRENADA, Grenada -- Invasion, 1983, Lorde,...
Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Episode from August 20, 1982. Blanche Cook interviews poet, essayist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde (1934-1992). Lorde reads some selections from her new book Chosen Poems: Old and New (W.W. Norton, 1982).
Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre, African American women authors,...
Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews poet, essayist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde (1934-1992) about her new book, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography (Persephone, 1982), from which she reads excerpts. Lorde and Cook discuss various scenes in the book, including Lorde's relationship with her mother, her process of becoming a reader, writer and poet, and her experiences with racism as a child and as an adult. Contains listener phone calls. (This program is different from...
Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre, African American women poets,...
Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
This is a recording of Judy Simmons interviewing Audre Lorde during a late-night show on WBAI in New York. In this recording, Lorde reads selections out of her book The Black Unicorn, and the two women converse with listeners who call in to discuss poetry, differences between men and women, being African-American, and other topics. Possibly an episode of Simmons's program "On the real side," which aired on WBAI between 1979 and 1981. The end of the recording is cut off.
Topics: Lorde, Audre, Simmons, Judy Dothard, The black unicorn, Poems, African-American Women, American...
Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The major part of this tape is a speech given by Audre Lorde at the Feminist Perspective on Pornography Conference in San Francisco, California, November, 1978. She talks about erotica, why it's needed, what it is, and why it's feared. Helene Rosenbluth gives a long introduction that includes definitions of both pornography and erotica. The conclusion of the tape is of Adrienne Rich, at the same conference, reading her poem The images, which was inspired by her visit to Crete and seeing the...
Topics: Lorde, Audre, Rosenbluth, Helene, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Erotica., Pornography., Feminism,...
Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The writer Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in New York City in the 1950s, touching on subjects such as frequenting gay and lesbian bars in the Greenwich Village and communal-style living experiments. She reads excerpts from her book, Zami: A new spelling of my name: a biomythography (Persephone Press, 1982). Recorded at Hunter College in New York. Produced by Helene Rosenbluth.
Topics: Rosenbluth, Helene, African American women authors, Women, Black -- Personal narratives., Lesbians...
Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982