And When You Leave, Take Your Pictures With You

May is Latino Books Month, so I’ll be highlighting something Latin@ books-related every Saturday in May.  Photo credit By Jo Carrillo Our white sisters radical friends love to own pictures of us sitting at a factory machine wielding a machete in our bright bandanas holding brown yellow black red children reading books from literacy campaignsContinue reading “And When You Leave, Take Your Pictures With You”

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”