Black History Presents – Daily knowledge: Audre Lorde (Day 9)
Audrey Geraldine Lorde was a Caribbean–American writer, poet and activist. Lorde’s poetry was published very regularly during the 1960s — in Langston Hughes‘ 1962 New Negro Poets, USA; in several foreign anthologies; and in black literary magazines. During this time, she was politically active in civil rights, anti-war, and feminist movements. Some of Lorde’s works are The First Cities, Coal, Black Unicorn, and The Cancer Journals.