How Generations of Black Women Artists Are Lost to Institutional Racism

“All of my most cherished conversations on [Kathleen] Collins have been with Black women. My introduction to her came via the work of the first female editor I worked with. Her stunning meditation on both Collins and her daughter opened my eyes to a woman whose late arrival to my canon was one I couldn’t understand. As often as I’ve come back to her writings, I’ve also come back to this introductory essay which touched on art, secrets, love, and illness.”

Source: Catapult
Published: May 7, 2020
Length: 9 minutes (2,402 words)

Looking for Carolina Maria de Jesus

For a brief period in the 1960s, the Afro-Brazilian author of the memoir “Child of the Dark” was one of the most well-known writers in the world.

Source: Longreads
Published: Aug 20, 2019
Length: 18 minutes (4,506 words)