As part of the Black History Month celebrations, Google replaced their homepage logo with an animated slideshow honoring Audre Lorde for her work as a poet, feminist and civil rights activist
Audre Lorde was born on February 18, 1934 – today would have been her 87th birthday – in Harlem, New York City From an early age Lorde had difficulty communicating, in part due to a difficult childhood Instead, she would recite poetry to share her feelings, eventually starting to write her own poems from the age of 12. At 15, Lorde published her first book, with the love poem “Spring” which appeared in Seventeen Magazine
An interesting aspect of Lorde’s poetic take on life is that she was actually born as Audrey Lorde ”As explained in her“ Biomythography ”, she removed the“ y ”from her first name because she felt that “Audre Lorde” had artistic symmetry, since both names end in “e”
Describing herself as a “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde has established herself within the civil rights movement and the LGBTQ community for her works which demanded justice for the oppressed around the world. first collection published by a leading publisher, Coal, expertly tackles the unique beauties and struggles of every aspect of her identity, including the challenges of being a lesbian in a heterosexual marriage
The quotes found in today’s Google Doodle slideshow all come from a speech titled “Learning from the Sixties” that Audre Lorde gave at Harvard University in 1982 The Doodle was contributed by guest artist Monica Ahanonu, who shared information about the creation of the artwork and the types of thoughts and emotions she hoped to evoke in a special Behind the Doodle video. The video also features powerful images of Audre Lorde at work, whether speaking publicly, leading a dialogue, or putting her words on paper with a typewriter.
Meanwhile, on the Google Doodle blog, Lorde’s children, Elizabeth and Jonathan, shared their memories about their mother and how she may have reacted to being the subject of a Doodle.
Our mother Audre Lorde passed away in 1992 after a fourteen-year battle with metastatic breast cancer, but she would have loved the Google Doodle She loved learning new things – and she would have been very honored to be featured As mentioned above, she obtained her masters in library science because she was very good at cataloging information in an orderly fashion so that it could be located, even though there were centuries between the knowledge of its researcher How she would have liked to sit in front of a keyboard and have worlds of knowledge open by typing in a few key words or phrases!
The Google home page is one of the most viewed web pages in the world, and often the company uses this page to draw attention to historical events, celebrations or current events such as that “coronavirus aids” and more with the help of Doodles Colorful designs are regularly changed
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