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By Cherríe L. Moraga

A Xicana Codex of adjusting awareness features essays and poems by way of Cherríe L. Moraga, some of the most influential figures in Chicana/o, feminist, queer, and indigenous activism and scholarship. Combining relocating own tales with trenchant political and cultural critique, the author, activist, instructor, dramatist, mom, daughter, comadre, and lesbian lover seems to be again at the first ten years of the twenty-first century. She considers decade-defining public occasions corresponding to 11th of September and the crusade and election of Barack Obama, and she or he explores socioeconomic, cultural, and political phenomena towards domestic, sharing her fears approximately elevating her son amid expanding city violence and the various varieties of dehumanization confronted by means of younger males of colour. Moraga describes her deepening grief as she loses her mom to Alzheimer’s; can pay poignant tribute to buddies who gave up the ghost, together with the sculptor Marsha Gómez and the poets Alfred Arteaga, Pat Parker, and Audre Lorde; and gives a heartfelt essay approximately her own and political dating with Gloria Anzaldúa.

Thirty years after the ebook of Anzaldúa and Moraga’s assortment This Bridge referred to as My Back, a landmark of women-of-color feminism, Moraga’s literary and political praxis is still prompted by means of and intertwined with indigenous spirituality and her id as Chicana lesbian. but points of her considering have replaced through the years. A Xicana Codex of fixing Consciousness finds key variations in Moraga’s notion; the breadth, rigor, and philosophical intensity of her paintings; her perspectives on modern debates approximately citizenship, immigration, and homosexual marriage; and her deepening involvement in transnational feminist and indigenous activism. it's a significant assertion from one in every of our most vital public intellectuals.

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