Audre Lorde Essays
Lorde and Master: Confrontation, Context, and Scholarship for "Power" College
Audre Lorde: Poetry
In 1973, a 10-year-old African American boy named Clifford Glover was shot and killed by Thomas Shea, a policeman for the NYPD. In the days that followed, riots and protests tore through the surrounding area in Queens. Then, a year later, Shea...
Lorde and Brooks: Poetry and Its Radical Emotion College
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
Audre Lorde’s 1985 essay Poetry is Not a Luxury makes several arguments about the purpose and power of poetry, particularly for marginalized groups like women and people of color. Her explanation of how poetry serves us—as a tool to turn radical...