Barbara Smith

Black feminist activist; Founder, Kitchen Table Press; co-editor All the Women are White, All the Blacks are Men, But Some of Us are Brave; Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology; author, The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom

New Words has been a lighthouse to me during my entire feminist career. I will miss the beautiful and familiar space that has been the bookstore, but I am very excited about New Words’ next chapter.