EP 80 MW Audre Lorde – Moon Marked And Touched By Sun

In this first episode of Season 5, Amy shares the story of patron saint of inter-sectional feminism, Audre Lorde.
Moon marked and touched by sun, HER magic is unwritten but when the sea turns back it will leave HER shape behind.
When Self described “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde wrote those words in the first person in her poem A Woman Speaks, she was only partly correct – some, though definitely not all, of her magic is most assuredly written.

POEMS BY AUDRE MENTIONED:

A WOMAN SPEAKS

EQUINOX

COAL

POWER

In this video, Audre reads SOLSTICE and some quotes from the episode were found here:

“I was made very conscious of the ways in which black women and white women do not hear each other, so yet again, this is an attempt.” A.L.
Angela on Audre at Medgar Evers College

In the episode, I referenced Audre’s Sister Outsider, Zami (FREE DOWNLOAD) as well Alexis De Veaux’s “Warrior Poet” and Audre’s “An Open Letter To Mary Daly

PLUS: Ghosted by Allies: Why BIPOC Still Can’t Trust White People With Social Justice by Angie Franklin

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The Incredible Black Canadian Women You Should Know by Kathleen Newman-Bremang