Berkeley: Berkeley Women's Liberation, Jan 15 (1970). 8pp tabloid newspaper, approx. 17-1/4 X 8-1/2 in. Folded horizontally; lightly toned; a very good copy. Item #206309
Inaugural issue of a radical, feminist newspaper comprised of mostly unsigned contributions on such topics as self-defense, male backlash, day care, and contraception. Includes the poem "A Black Woman Speaks" by Beulah Richardson filling the the entire back page. Best known for her later career in acting (as Beah Richards), Richardson originally wrote and performed the poem in 1951, early in the modern civil rights struggle. It Aint Me Babe lasted for a little over one year, appearing irregularly.