Alice Walker


African-American writer and political activist Alice Walker believes President Barack Obama is a huge disappointment especially to black people in the US, many of whom had hoped that a black president would improve their fortunes

Pambazuka News is pleased to reproduce for our readers this well received essay by Alice Walker in which she looks at Obama using various lenses such as black feminism and international solidarity while reflecting on race, class and gender

I made my first white women friends in college; they were women who loved me and were loyal to our friendship, but I understood, as they did, that they were white women and that whiteness mattered. That, for instance, at Sarah Lawrence, where I was more