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Week of February 21, 2016

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Since its publication in 1970, The Bluest Eye has remained a literary classic, a staple taught in classrooms across the country. The first novel to powerfully depict what “that race thing feels like” from the perspective of a little black girl who longs for blue eyes during the racist, sexist climate of 1940s Ohio, the novel shattered many a silence. How did the bourgeoning black feminist consciousness of the 1970s set the stage for its publication?

 
 
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