The History and Power of Queer Black Friendships

Four legendary creative collaborations

Toni Morrison with Susan Taylor, Rita Dove, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Maya Angelou, and others in Winston-Salem, NC on September 6, 1994. Photo: Will Mcintyre/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images

1. James Baldwin and Eugene Worth

2. The Niggerati Manor crew (Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Bruce Nugent)

3. Essex Hemphill and Joseph Beam

4. Toni Morrison and Angela Davis

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