The Story of Why I Am Here: Or, A Woman Connects Oppressions
Keywords: Race, War, Revolutions, Imperialism, Movements, Inequality
Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, and activist. Her most recent book is The World Will Follow Joy (New Press, 2013). This article was originally a speech delivered at a Peace for Cuba Rally on February 1, 1992, and first published in MR in June 1994. Walker's words remain as relevant today as when they were first spoken.