Poetry: For Harvey Milk and Comstock Correctional Upstate New York

  • Becky Thompson
Keywords: Social Theory, Capitalism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Critique, Digital Society, Sociology, Scholarly Journal, Peer reviewed journal, Ben Agger, Tim Luke

Author Biography

Becky Thompson
Becky Thompson is the author of A Promise and a Way of Life: White Antiracist Activism (University of Minnesota Press, 2001); Mothering without a Compass: White Mother's Love, Black Son's Courage (University of Minnesota Press, 2000); and A Hunger So Wide and So Deep: A Multiracial View of Women's Eating Problems (University of Minnesota Press, 1994). Her co-edited volume, Fingernails Across the Chalkboard: Prose and Poetry on HIV From the Black Diaspora (with Randall Horton and Michael Harper, Third World Press, 2007) has been adapted into a play that premiered in New York City in 2008. Her poetry appears in Harvard Review, Warpland: A Journal of Black Literature and Ideas, We Begin Here: For Lebanon and Palestine, Illuminations, Amandla, The Teacher's Voice, and In Women's Hands. Currently, Becky is Professor of Sociology at Simmons College in Boston.
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