Nancy Morejón — Black History Month

Born in 1944, Nancy Morejón is one of Cuba’s most prestigious writers. Morejón came of age during the Cuban revolution and her work thematically speak of cultural resistance and Cuban nationalism. The Cuba National Literature Prize winner is also one of the first Cuban women to celebrate Blackness and Black womanhood in poetry. Mujer Negra (Black Woman) is her most anthologized poem.

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Photo Credit: Ramón Fandiño

 

Read Sapphire’s interview with Nancy Morejón here.


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