Inscribed by the author in 1994. Winnie is a lengthy poem celebrating the life of Winnie Mandela and published here, in this edition, by Third World Press, an independent Black publisher begun in the late 1960s. Gwendolyn Brooks was the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize in any category. She used the sizable influence of her writings and stature to aid in the fight to end anti-Black racism. From the collection of Oliver St. Clair Franklin, OBE, Honorary Consul, British Honorary Consulate, Philadelphia.
Description: Winnie. (Signed)
Chicago: Third World Press, (1988) 1991. First Printing, thus. 23pp. Sm. 8vo. Illustrated stiff paper wrappers. Light spine rubbing; Near Fine.