lABLEd Podcast PRIDE History Lesson : Audre Lorde

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About the Episode

In the first episode of our LGBTQIA Pride series, we meet with our historian Daisy Holder to talk about American poet and activist Audre Lorde.

References and Research

Sources
Poetry Foundation
Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde, Alexis De Veaux
Audre Lorde’s writing
Audre Lorde. Big Lives: Profiles of LGBT African Americans, Dionn McDonald
Audre Lorde Interview (1982) by Blanche Cook (available on YouTube)
The Legacy of Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay, the Paris Review
(1981) Audre Lorde, “THE USES OF ANGER: WOMEN RESPONDING TO RACISM”

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