Fiction Women of Colour

The Sea Birds Are Still Alive

The Sea Birds Are Still Alive Toni Cade Bambara The Women’s Press 1984 Ten stories of black life written with Toni Cade Bambara’s characteristic vigor, sensibility and winning irony. The stories range from the timid and bumbling confusion of a novice community worker in “The Apprentice” to the love-versus-politics crisis of an organizers wife, to…

Collection Essays Women of Colour

The Black Woman: An Anthology

The Black Woman: An Anthology Toni Cade Bambara Signet 1970 A collection of early, emerging works from some of today’s most celebrated African American female writers. When it was first published in 1970,¬†The Black Woman¬†introduced readers to an astonishing new wave of voices that demanded to be heard. In this groundbreaking volume of original essays,…