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Smith, Barbara 1946-

Overview
Works: 28 works in 133 publications in 1 language and 6,699 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Television news programs  Conference papers and proceedings  Poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, Commentator, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Smith
All the women are White, all the Blacks are men, but some of us are brave : Black women's studies by Barbara Smith( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Outstanding Women of Colour Award, and the Women Educator's Curriculum Material Award, this ground-breaking collection provides a wealth of materials needed to develop course units on black women, from political theory to literary essays on major writers to work on black women's contributions to the blues. Bibliographies and a collection of syllabi provide readers with essential classroom materials and a map for further research. For course use in: African American studies, feminist thought, lesbian studies, racism and sexism, women's studies
Home girls : a Black feminist anthology by Barbara Smith( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The pioneering anthology Home Girls features writings by Black feminist and lesbian activists on topics both provocative and profound. Since its initial publication in 1983, it has become an essential text on Black women's lives and writings. This edition features an updated list of contributor biographies and an all-new preface that provides a fresh assessment of how Black women's lives have changed - or not - since the book was first published."--Jacket
Ain't gonna let nobody turn me around : forty years of movement building with Barbara Smith by Alethia Jones( )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Not a memoir, a biography, nor a reader. It is a reflection and a conversation. It is also a montage of forty years of documents, interviews and articles that provide useful lessons for social justice work' ... As an organizer, writer, publisher, scholar-activist and elected official, Barbara Smith has played key roles in multiple social justice movements, including Civil Rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and Black feminism. Her four decades of grassroots activism forged collaborations that introduced the idea that oppression must be fought on a variety of fronts simultaneously, including gender, race, class and sexuality. By combining ... historical documents with new unpublished interviews with fellow activists, this book uncovers the deep roots of today's 'identity politics' and 'intersectionality' and serves as an essential primer for practising solidarity and resistance"--Publisher's description
Yours in struggle : three feminist perspectives on anti-Semitism and racism by Elly Bulkin( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Stonewall : from the Riots to the millennium( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun ... Chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. It captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement"--Container
Toward a black feminist criticism by Barbara Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ondanks de verhullende titel gaat dit essay expliciet over lesbische seks/tekstualiteit. Het is een zwarte lesbische literatuuranalyse van Toni Morrisons roman 'Sula'
Tony Brown's journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1986 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion about feminism and misogyny with authors Ishmael Reed and Barbara Smith
How we get free : Black feminism and the Combahee River Collective by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Combahee River Collective, a group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the anti-racist and women's liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection, founding members of the organization and contemporary activists reflect on the legacy of its contributions to black feminism and its impact on today's struggles
But some of us are brave : black women's studies by Brittney C Cooper( )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beloved, groundbreaking collection created the necessary coursework to develop the field of black women's studies in the US
Black Nations/Queer Nations? : Lesbian and Gay Sexualities in the African Diaspora( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On March 9, 1995 an historic conference took place in New York City about the state of affairs among lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people of African descent. What resulted will shape debates around race, gender, sexuality and sexual practice well into the next century
The Black women's issue( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The truth that never hurts : writings on race, gender, and freedom by Barbara Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Truth That Never Hurts brings together for the first time more than two decades of literary criticism and political thought about gender, race, sexuality, power, and social change. As one of the first writers in the United States to claim Black feminism for Black women in the early seventies, Barbara Smith has done groundbreaking work in defining a Black women's literary tradition; in examining the sexual politics of the lives of Black and other women of color; in representing the lives of Black lesbians and gay men; and in making connections between race, class, sexuality, and gender
Neither separate nor equal : women, race, and class in the South by Barbara Smith( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she began work on this collection, Barbara Ellen Smith was asked, ""Why work on a book about women in the South? Nobody writes books about women in the Midwest."" In an era of intensified globalization, when populations, cultures, and capital move across the boundaries of nation-states in multiple forms and directions, the concept of a subnational region seems parochial and out of date. ""But,"" Smith argues, ""it is precisely because of the historical construction of the secessionist South as an embattled region when all manners of social problems tend to be blamed on poor women and
Taking the home out of homophobia : a dialogue by Jewelle Gomez( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The failure to transform homophobia in the black community by Cheryl Clarke( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Toward a black feminist criticism by Barbara Smith( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Joseph Beam papers by Joseph Beam( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Joseph Beam Papers consist of correspondence, conference materials, prison letters, writings by Beam and other authors, files of the National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays and its organizational journal Black/Out, and printed matter
Toward a black feminist criticism by Barbara Smith( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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All the women are White, all the Blacks are men, but some of us are brave : Black women's studies But some of us are brave : black women's studies
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Home girls : a Black feminist anthologyYours in struggle : three feminist perspectives on anti-Semitism and racismBut some of us are brave : black women's studiesThe truth that never hurts : writings on race, gender, and freedomNeither separate nor equal : women, race, and class in the SouthContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community
Languages
English (131)