Blues Legacies And Black Feminism

Author(s): Angela Y. Davis

feminism / the sisterhood | jazz, blues & soul

In this book Angela Davies provides the historical, social and political contexts with which to reinterpret the lyrics and performances of Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday.'

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Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. She is an outspoken advocate for the oppressed and exploited, writing on Black liberation, prison abolition, the intersections of race, gender, and class, and international solidarity with Palestine. She is the author of several books, including Women, Race, and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is the subject of the acclaimed documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners and is distinguished professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

General Fields

  • : 9780679771265
  • : Ingram International
  • : Ingram International
  • : January 1999
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Angela Y. Davis
  • : Paperback
  • : 428