By Angela A. Ards
Exploring works through the severely acclaimed June Jordan and Edwidge Danticat, in addition to by means of renowned and rising authors similar to Melba Beals, Rosemary Bray, and Eisa Davis, Ards demonstrates how every one textual content asserts countermemories to official—and usually nostalgic—understandings of the civil rights and Black energy hobbies. She situates every one author as activist-citizen, adopting and remaking specific roles—warrior, “the least of these,” immigrant, hip-hop head—to crystallize various black feminist responses to pressing yet unresolved political issues.
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