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Sonia Sanchez , 1970 , Signed And Inscribed, Very Rare !!!
Home Coming: Poems by Sonia Sanchez , 1970 , Signed And Inscribed, Very Rare !!!
Detroit Michigan: Broadside Press, 1970. Home Coming: Poems by Sonia Sanchez. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. It's her first book 1970 fourth impression signed and inscribed Book is in a very good condition Poet, playwright, professor, activist and one of the foremost leaders of the Black Studies movement, Sonia Sanchez was born Wilsonia Benita Driver on September 9, 1934, in Birmingham, Alabama. Her mother died when she was very young and Sanchez was raised by her grandmother, until she too died when the author was six years old. Sanchez eventually moved to Harlem with her father, a schoolteacher, in 1943. She earned a BA from Hunter College in 1955 and attended graduate school at New York University, where she studied with the poet Louise Bogan. Sanchez also attended workshops in Greenwich Village, where she met poets such as Amiri Baraka, Haki R. Madhubuti, and Etheridge Knight, whom she later married. During the early 1960s Sanchez was an integrationist, supporting the ideas of the Congress of Racial Equality. But after listening to the ideas of Malcolm X, her work and ideas took on a separationist slant. She began teaching in 1965, first on the staff of the Downtown Community School in New York and later at San Francisco State College (now University). There she was a pioneer in developing Black Studies courses, including a class in African American women's literature. In 1969, Sanchez published her first book of poetry for adults, Homecoming. She followed that up with 1970's We a BaddDDD People, which especially focused on African American vernacular as a poetic medi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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