From "Big Mama Rag," July 1982 Necessary Bread Collective "Disarmament Statement"
A scattered search on Independent Voices lead to many discoveries, namely Conditions magazine, the work of Elly Bulkin, Minnie Bruce Pratt and Yours In Struggle: Three Feminist Perspectives on Anti-Semitism And Racism. I found a conversation on antisemitism, racism, sexism and Lesbian-Feminism that built off of the Jewish Lesbian Anthology (1980) and the work of Chutzpah newspaper… Continue reading Archival Notes 8
"We are calling out to entertainers, to name a few: Cannonball Adderly, Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Harry Belafonte, Blood Sweat and Tears, Willie Bobo, James Brown, Oscar Brown Jr., Alice Coltrane, Billy Cosby, Miles Davis, Ossie Davis, Jackson Five, Roberta Flack, Jane Fonda, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Dizzy Gillespie, Nikki Giovanni, Dexter Gordon,… Continue reading Archival Notes 7
. TREE was a biennial literary magazine ran six issues from 1970-1978 that was published in Santa Barbara, CA by Painted Cave Books and edited by David Melzer. I'm struck by the powerful cover designs, the pages of translated Kabbalist text and mystical poetry. There are reading lists in the… Continue reading Archival Notes 6
1. 23.4 5. 6. 7. 8. Featured Image: Linda Loyd, The Philadelphia Inquirer August 5, 1982 1 Elly Bulkin, Conditions "Hard Ground: Jewish Identity, Racism and Antisemitism" 1984 2 Associated Press, Asbury Park Press, New Jersey August 3, 1981 3 Associated Press, The Tribune, Coshocton, Ohio. September 27, 1982 4 John Dart, The Los Angeles Times, August 8, 1981 5 Chutzpah, Issue 2, 1972. Photograph of Tisha B'Av… Continue reading Archival Notes 5
Featured image: off our backs, Jewish Women's Issue, February-March 1972 "You Don't Have to Be Jewish" to love Levy's Jewish Rye ad campaign (1961-1970) Photograph of Malcom X by Laurence Henry, 1964. Washington Area Spark Magazine. "Take my picture by this sign," Malcolm told Laurence Henry. “I like it.”
from the Fall 1977 issue of DYKE Magazine "We're going to put men in camps," a cry of Lesbian separatism collides with the recent memory of genocide for Jewish people. In this case, a cab ride with two Jewish Lesbians and two non-Jewish lesbians goes awry. The Jewish lesbians are chatting with their male cabdriver,… Continue reading Archival Notes 3