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By Patricia Bell-Scott

Patricia Bell-Scott, an complete editor, has assembled one other outstanding refrain of progressive voices in Flat-Footed Truths. during this selection of candid essays, interviews, poetry and images, twenty-seven African-American girls writers and artists proportion their memorable tales of id and inventive production. The flat-footed, or bare, fact, as instructed through the likes of Alice Walker, Sapphire, Audre Lorde, Sonia Sanchez, bell hooks, Marcia Ann Gillespie, and Barbara Smith, is a revealing and enlightening person who, for years yet to come, will resonate, encourage, and inspire the exploration of identification and inventive expression of these who learn it.

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