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We Speak Your Names: A Celebration by [Cleage, Pearl]
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About the Author

Pearl Cleage is the author of What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day. . . , an Oprah’s Book Club selection; Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, a Good Morning America Read This! book club pick; Babylon Sisters; and the forthcoming novel Baby Brother’s Blues. She is also the author of two works of nonfiction: Mad at Miles: A Black Woman’s Guide to Truth and Deals with the Devil and Other Reasons to Riot. Cleage is an accomplished dramatist as well; her plays include Flyin’ West and Blues for an Alabama Sky.

Zaron W. Burnett, Jr. is a novelist and theatre artist and the award-winning creator of the “Live at Club Zebra!” performance series.

Frequent collaborators, Cleage and Burnett, who are husband and wife, live in southwest Atlanta.

To schedule a speaking engagement, please contact American Program Bureau at www.apbspeakers.com  

Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Because we are free women,

born of free women,

who are born of free women,

back as far as time begins,

we celebrate your freedom.

Because we are wise women,

born of wise women,

who are born of wise women,

we celebrate your wisdom.

Because we are strong women,

born of strong women,

who are born of strong women,

we celebrate your strength.

Because we are magical women,

born of magical women,

who are born of magical women,

we celebrate your magic.

My sisters, we are gathered here to speak your names...

Product details

  • File Size: 135 KB
  • Print Length: 64 pages
  • Publisher: One World (March 25, 2009)
  • Publication Date: March 25, 2009
  • Sold by: Random House LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002361KMQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,298,902 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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