Audre Lorde Reads “Blackstudies”

“I am afraid / that the mouths I feed will turn against me / will refuse to swallow in the silence / I am warning them to avoid.” Audre Lorde reads her poem “Blackstudies,” which appears in her book New York Head Shop and Museum (Broadside Press, 1974), in this video from the Poetry Center’s American Poetry Archives collection at San Francisco State University.

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  • July 20, 2023