In Audre’s Footsteps: The Afterword

When Audre taught at the Free University in 1984, she asked you and May to introduce yourselves as Black women in that space, to each other, and to the world. You once acknowledged it was challenging for both of you, at age 25 and 23 (respectively), to speak in this way and to such a […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: Transnational Kitchen Table Talk

In Audre’s Footsteps: Transnational Kitchen Table Talk (edition assemblage, 2021), co-edited by me and Dana Maria Asbury with Jazlyn Tate Andrews, honors Black intellectual traditions set forth by Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Angela Y. Davis, and Audre Lorde, all who were influenced by their experiences in Berlin. Engaging […]

A Conversation with Jasmin Eding

by Eliza Strong On June 8, the #FemGeniusesinBerlin sat in our classroom at xart splitta for only the second time, awaiting the arrival of Jasmin Eding. We had read Jasmin’s work in anticipation of meeting her and started to understand the gravity of her experience and her work as an Afro-German. After speaking with her, […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: The Co-Authors

In Audre’s Footsteps was co-authored by Dr. Heidi R. Lewis and Dana Maria Asbury with Jazlyn Tate Andrews. Lewis is Associate Professor of Feminist & Gender Studies and inaugural Coordinator of Early Career Faculty Development Programs at Colorado College; Asbury is an activist based in Toronto; and Andrews is a writer based in Denver, CO. Remember […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: Witnessed

We are honored In Audre’s Footsteps joins these brilliant texts as the 7th edition of Sharon Dodua Otoo’s powerful, groundbreaking Witnessed Series, an English language book series written by Black authors who have lived in Germany. Remember to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @AudresFootsteps on all platforms. The Highlights | The Co-Authors | #FemGeniusesinBerlin | […]