Poet and artist Pamela Sneed, in her collection of poems titled Funeral Diva, writes of Ntozake Shange's monumental choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf, "...'Zake's words were the first to unlock an experience in literature / A pool, a mirror by which Black girls could see themselves / like Tubman / She freed a lot of souls ..."
Recycled upholstery on paper; 14x17; 2021
This is a piece in the ongoing body of work titled POP of Color. A portion of the proceeds from each sale in that body of work will be donated to the Catherine McAuley Center. In June, thanks to previous purchases from this body of work, I donated $112 and that amount was matched by Kepros Physical Therapy and Performance.