Audre Lorde

UCLA community members celebrate Black feminists Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison

Community members gathered to celebrate the legacy of Black feminists Audre Lorde and Toni Morrison in the Black Bruin Resource Center on Friday. UCLA Campus Assault Resources and Education and the LGBTQ Campus Resource Center organized the event, which included a guest speaker and a discussion of Morrison and Lorde’s works and legacies.
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Black History Month profiles: Audre Lorde, mother, warrior and poet

Black, lesbian, mother, warrior and poet. Audre Lorde was an American writer who dedicated her life to activism for standing up against homophobia, sexism, classism and racism. Her words of poetry tried to change the way people of color, the LGBTQ+ community and women were seen. Lorde won not only...

Numa Perrier to Star in and Produce Audre Lorde Biopic

Currently in post-production on Gabrielle Union-starrer “The Perfect Find,” Numa Perrier has booked her next gig. The “Jezebel” writer, director, and actress is set to topline a biopic of feminist author, poet, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde. She’s also producing via House of Numa Productions, as is Livia Perrier of Bazile Productions, per Deadline.
Literary Hub

On Channeling the Rage of Audre Lorde to Combat Racial Injustice

Researchers have found that anger, unlike fear, elicits approach tendencies—a propensity to move toward an object rather than away from it. This happens specifically when we feel anger in response to goal frustration, goal pursuit, and the attainments of rewards. Racial justice is an example of such a goal or reward.

Today with Dr. Kaye: Legacy of Black feminist, lesbian, poet Audre Lorde

(WEAA)— Dr. Kaye celebrates the life and legacy of Black feminist, lesbian, poet Audre Lorde (1934-1992) who dedicated her life to addressing injustices of racism, sexism and homophobia. Dr. Heidi Lewis, Director and Associate Professor of Feminist & Gender Studies and co-author of In Audre’s Footsteps joins Dr. Kaye to...

Black History Month: Audre Lorde

Due to unforseen circumstances at the last minute, our Black History Month writer was unable to write their article this week. In lieu of an article, we want to display a piece of student artwork of Audre Lorde created by Astra Mederios. Lorde was featured in last week’s Black History Month article.

Black History Month: Audre Lorde

That’s how Audre Lorde famously introduced herself. Her career as a teacher and a writer spanned decades and though she died almost 30 years ago, much of the work she left behind is still cherished and quoted today. Born to immigrant parents from Grenada, Lorde was raised in Manhattan and...

Honoring Audre Lorde

In a moving tribute of verse and song, a literary luminary has her name etched in stone at a cathedral. On what would have been her 87th birthday, hundreds showed up on Thursday to celebrate poet, essayist and activist Audre Lorde, as she was memorialized at the American Poets Corner at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in their first virtual induction ceremony.