Linda J. Holmes

Remembering Toni Cade Bambara

July 2, 2014

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This blog celebrates the life and work of Toni Cade Bambara. Please post events, publications, films, and other cultural works that recognize the contributions of Bambara, writer and activist. 2014 is the year of her 75th birthday!

Selected Works

Nonfiction
The first-ever, full-length biography of a trailblazing artist who championed black women in her fiction as well as in her life
Life story of Margaret Charles Smith, African American midwife, who delivered countless babies in Alabama.
"Brilliance, courage and joy are what I knew of Toni Cade Bambara. Savoring the Salt mirrors her exhilarating intellect and the reach of her incomparable talents. Clearly, in these pages, the impact of her life and work—on family, friends, artists, students, colleagues—is as profound as it is forever."
—Toni Morrison

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