Women

Winne Mandela posted by Alice Walker on alicewalkersgarden.com

The name “Lucy,” which appears in the following poem, was given by paleoanthropologists to the fossilized skeleton of the most ancient, recognizably human being ever found.  A woman who lived on the African continent some three million years ago.

WINNIE MANDELA
WE LOVE YOU

by Alice Walker

Winnie Mandela
We love you.

If we had known you
In a time of peace
We would… Continue reading

This collection of essays is a unique celebration of women’s stories and spirituality through the ages.

 

Alice Walker traces the umbilical thread linking women writers through history – from her discovery of Zora Neale Hurston and her collections of black folklore, to the work of Jean Toomer, Buchi Emecheta and Flannery O’Connor.  She also looks back at the highs and lows of the… Continue reading

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