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Feature: Tina McElroy Ansa

  Tina McElroy Ansa  is a novelist, publisher, filmmaker, teacher and journalist. But above all, she is a storyteller. She calls herself “part of a long and honored writing tradition, one of those little Southern girls who always knew she wanted to be a writer.”  She grew up in Middle Georgia in the 1950s hearing… Continue reading Feature: Tina McElroy Ansa

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Feature: Spectra Speaks

Spectra is an award-winning Nigerian writer, gender justice advocate, and new media evangelist at Spectra Speaks (www.spectraspeaks.com), a global afrofeminist blog which publishes social commentary about gender, sexuality, diaspora communities, and movement-building through the lens of “Love” and media psychology. She is also the founder and executive editor at Queer Women of Color Media Wire (QWOC Media… Continue reading Feature: Spectra Speaks

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FEATURE: Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston is considered one of the pre-eminent writers of twentieth-century African-American literature. Hurston was closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance and has influenced such writers as Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Gayle Jones, Alice Walker, and Toni Cade Bambara. In 1975, Ms. Magazine published Alice Walker's essay, "In Search of Zora Neale Hurston" reviving… Continue reading FEATURE: Zora Neale Hurston

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FEATURE: Juilanne Malveaux

  Dr. Julianne Malveaux is the 15th President of Bennett College for Women. She is an economist, author and commentator who’s popular writings has appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms.Magazine, Essence Magazine, the Progressive and many more. Well-known for appearances on national network programs, Malveaux, has hosted television and radio programs,… Continue reading FEATURE: Juilanne Malveaux