Susan Sontag born in New York City on January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004, was an American essayist, literary and cultural theorist, icon, and political activist. Works include: Against Interpretation, AIDS and Its Metaphors +60 more
JUNE JORDAN (1936-2002) was one of the most widely-published and highly-acclaimed African-American writers of her generation. A poet, playwright, speaker, teacher, journalist and essayist Jordan was also known for her fierce commitment to human rights political activism. Her influential voice defined the cutting edge of both American poetry and politics during the Civil Rights Movement.