Faces of Black Excellence October 10, 2019 at 01:30 pm

Our lives in their words: These are the 10 best black poets of the 20th Century

Nii Ntreh October 10, 2019 at 01:30 pm

October 10, 2019 at 01:30 pm | Faces of Black Excellence

Alice Walker. Photo Credit: Sfgate.com

Alice Walker

Alice Walker is famed for coining the term ‘womanism’ – feminism for women of colour. But equally celebrated is her achievements in poetry.

Identifying as a feminist of colour, Walker brought to the fore, the necessity of speaking about women’s rights in the context of the black woman’s experiences.

In Once and Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful, Walker explains the possibilities that come with freedom.

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