Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith (born in December 16, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American lesbian feminist who has played a significant role in building and sustaining Black Feminism in the United States. Since the early 1970s she has been active as a critic, teacher, lecturer, author, scholar, and publisher of Black feminist thought. She has also taught at numerous colleges and universities over the last twenty five years. Smith's essays, reviews, articles, short stories and literary criticism have appeared in a range of publications, including The New York Times Book Review, The Black Scholar, Ms., Gay Community News, The Guardian, The Village Voice, Conditions (magazine) and The Nation. Barbara has a twin sister, Beverly Smith, who is also a lesbian feminist activist and writer.

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... After the visit, Turner agreed to give Hawkins and her sister, Barbara Smith, a ride to their cousin's house ... Bostock and Smith rode in the vehicle's back seat ... Smith had been living with Hawkins while estranged from her husband, Leonard Smith ...
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... Way You Can, starring Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, Barry Corbin, Ruth Gordon Arrebato (Rapture), cult film - (Spain) Atlantic City, directed by Louis Malle, starring Burt ... John Hurt, Jeff Bridges Herbie Goes Bananas, starring Cloris Leachman and Charles Martin Smith Hero at Large, starring John Ritter and Anne Archer Hey Babe!, starring Yasmine Bleeth and Buddy Hackett - (Canad ... Bridges, starring John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith, Barry Corbin Used Cars, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Kurt Russell, Deborah Harmon, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham ...
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... Bethel, Lorraine, and Barbara Smith, eds ... Bulkin, Elly, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and Barbara Smith ... Patricia Bell Scott, and Barbara Smith, eds ...
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... titled a 1982 book by Gloria Hull, Patricia Bell Scott and Barbara Smith ... Two years later, Barbara Smith, Beverly Smith, Cheryl L ... The Combahee River Collective, in particular on the impulse of Barbara Smith, would engage itself in various publications on feminism, showing that the position of Black women was ...

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