The story of Celie, a poor black woman from the South, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.
A series of conversations between writer Alice Walker and other literary and cultural figures, including Gloria Steinem, Howard Zinn, Pema Chodron, and Claudia Tate; arranged chronologically from 1973 through 2009.
A little girl celebrates the beauty of the world and her connection to it through a series of short verses that praise the senses.
In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was...
A collection of eight short stories by well-known American authors.
Essays revisiting themes the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist, and activist has addressed throughout her career, exploring her conflicting impulses to retreat into inner contemplation and to remain deeply ...
Illuminates what can be accomplished when people give their all to help others. Features individuals who have started a global movement of spiritual activism.