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Articles By and About Marlon Riggs

History and Black Thought

  1. W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, Vintage Books / Library of America, 1990.
  2. Paula Giddings, When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black women on Race and Sex in America, Bantam Books, 1984.
  3. bell hooks and Cornel West, Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectuals, South End Press, 1991.
  4. Manning Marable, Black American Politics: From the Washington Marches to Jesse Jackson, Verso Books, 1985.
  5. Cornel West, Race Matters, Beacon Press, 1993.

Black Feminism

  1. Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, Routledge Press, 1991.
  2. bell hooks, Ain't I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism, South End Press, 1981.
  3. bell hooks, Talking Back, Talking Feminist, Talking Black, South End Press, 1989.
  4. Gloria Hull, Patricia Bell Scott, and Barbara Smith, All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies, Feminist Press, 1982.
  5. Michele Wallace, Black Macho and the Myth of Superwoman, Dial Press, 1979.

Cultural Intersections: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

  1. Barbara Smith, editor, Home Girls, A Black Feminist Anthology, Kitchen Table Press, 1983.
  2. Angela Y. Davis, Women, Race and Class, Random House, 1981.
  3. Essex Hemphill, ed. Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men, Alyson Publications, 1989.
  4. Audre Lorde, Zami, A New Spelling of My Name, Persephone Press, 1982.
  5. Marlon Riggs, "Black Macho Revisited: Reflections of a Snap! Queen," Black American Literature Forum 25 no. 2 (Summer 1991), 389-94 (reprinted in Hemphill, op cit.)

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