“The world is not tender with Black women,” write Deesha Philyaw and Vanessa German. “And we are not always tender with ourselves, or with each other. Pittsburgh, in particular, is not known for tenderness where we are concerned.”
That’s from the introduction to “tender,” a new literary anthology Philyaw and German co-edited. The collection features stories, poems and artwork by 19 African-American women and girls of various ages and backgrounds, all from the region.
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