2010 Amelia Bloomer List

The Amelia Bloomer Project has released the 2010 Amelia Bloomer list of the best feminist books for readers ages birth through 18. I’m glad to see Yes Means Yes! : visions of female sexual power & a world without rape made the list.  It’s a great book (and one I’ll be re-reading next month).  AnotherContinue reading “2010 Amelia Bloomer List”

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf

Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf is a choreopoem that was first performed on Broadway in 1976.  Its seven characters are all black women identified only by the color of their clothing (lady in brown, lady in blue, lady in orange, etc), and each live in differentContinue reading “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf”