February 9, 1944 Alice Malsenior Walker was born, in Eatonton, Georgia. Alice Walker was one of eight children, she was gifted a typewriter by her mother; when she was accidentally blinded in one eye. Walker grew up and earned a scholarship to Spelman College and she studied to two year. She then transferred to Sarah Lawrence College in […]
Author Brooke Obie attended the Peace Ball to reaffirm that people of color can survive in the undaunting age of Trump because, well, we've done it before.
Many were inspired by Jesse Williams‘ impassioned speech at last week’s BET Awards, and one of them is the critically acclaimed poet and novelist Alice Walker. The Pulitzer Prize winner (for her classic novel The Color Purple) has written a poem honoring the actor for his incredible speech which he delivered after winning the BET Humanitarian Award for […]
The death of legendary civil rights leader Julian Bond on August 15th left a community bereft, yet grateful for a life well-lived and legacy that will…
One of the world's most famous journalists and activists in the feminist movement credits Black women for being ahead of the curve.
Alice Walker (pictured), one of the most-prolific writers of our time, is refusing to authorize a Hebrew translation of her 1983 Pulitzer prize-winning work “The…