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Ghanaian author Nana Brew-Hammond spoke to SaharaTV's Adeola Fayehun about the growing numbers of African women writers. She provides examples of current success stories such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and she pays homage to black female writers like Toni Morrison, who paved the way for writers such as herself.
Laney College hosted a Black History Month event on February 7, 2015: a panel discussion by female African American writers. The panel was moderated by Elaine Brown, and panelists included Judy Juanita, Avojtcha, Aries Jordan, Phavia Kujichaguila, and Portia Anderson.
Hey everyone!! Today we are excited to share and different video with you all! We wanted to highlight some prominent black female writers that we loved learning about in college. We hope you all enjoyed it! Links are below for all the writers we mentioned! Black Female Writers We highlighted: Assata Shakur- Bio: http://www.assatashakur.org/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/Assata-Autobiography-Shakur/dp/1556520743 Maya Angelou- Bio : https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/maya-angelou Poem "Still I Rise" : https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/still-i-rise Sojourner Truth- Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth Poem: http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/mod/sojtruth-woman.asp Audre Lorde- Bio: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/audre-lorde Excerpt of work...
Dr. Martha Michieka ETSU Online Programs - http://www.etsu.edu/online The Women on Wednesdays Lunch & Lecture Series presents a special "WoW Goes Global" event to raise awareness about the international work women on our campus are doing and to promote international opportunities that are available to our students.
http://www.ted.com Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abr...
Witness literature"Reflections", remembering and moving beyond as well as "Hope without Healing" - Battered dreams of freedom are some of the themes that will come under the spotlight at the the 4th International African Women Writers Symposium. Under the theme "Witness, Memory and Telling the Untold Story" the symposium kicked off yesterday with a series of panel discussions and workshops. Here to tell us more is Arts Alive programme director Roshnie Moonsammy, and Ghanaian-German writer Mamle Kabu who is part of the international contingent of female writers that are part of the event. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
I talk with a crew of great African women writers in NYC and a hotshot editor about their books and craft. Writing a book is hard stuff, but these ladies show you can be beautiful, young, and published!