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This week’s addition to the sunday reading list comes from the mighty pen of feminist, civil rights activist and poet audre lorde published as as part of her book sister outsider: essays. Lorde articulated early on the intersections of race, class, and gender in canonical essays such as “the master’s tools will not dismantle the master’s house” lorde’s early collections of. Audre lorde described herself as a “black lesbian mother warrior poet” who spent her life confronting the prejudices of racism, sexism and homophobia the master's tools will never. In her crucial essay “the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house,” lorde attacked racist white feminism: “if white american feminist theory need not deal with the.
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This was what brought me to reread audre lorde’s essay “the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house now that i’m more aware of the erasure of black women’s labor in academia. Lorde was a critic of second-wave feminism, helmed by white, upper-middle class leaders in a 1979 conference at new york university, audre lorde delivered a speech entitled “the master’s.
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