neta bomani is a worker who engages in oral history, direct action and social practices. neta's work has materialized as do-it-yourself computational objects, hand-coded programs and abolitionist gestures like organizing and making archives, writings, prints, zines, networks and workshops.


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Radical Black Women of Harlem: a Walking Tour

Asha Futterman leading the first walking tour on April 7, 2019 with over 35 people in attendance. Photo by Matt Harvey.

Asha Futterman leading the first walking tour on April 7, 2019 with over 35 people in attendance. Photo by Matt Harvey.

I designed the guidebook for the Radical Black Women of Harlem Walking Tour researched and written by Asha Futterman and Mariame Kaba, with a map designed by Arrianna Planey and support from the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

My hand holding the Radical Black Women of Harlem Tour guidebook in front of a crowd of people walking to the next stop on the tour.

My hand holding the Radical Black Women of Harlem Tour guidebook in front of a crowd of people walking to the next stop on the tour.

The guidebook features the following women: Williana Jones Burroughs, Regina Anderson Andrews, Ella Baker, Claudia Jones, Lorraine Hansberry, Salaria Kee, Madame C.J. Walker, A’Lelia Walker, Victoria Earle Matthews, Zora Neale Hurston, Louise Thompson, Dorothy Height, Pauli Murray, Amy Ashwood Garvey, Billie Holiday, Audre Lorde, Madame Stephanie St. Clair, Marvel Cooke, Eslanda Goode Robeson, Una Mulzac, Grace Campbell and Willie Mae Mallory.

Read more about Radical Black Women of Harlem on my Twitter or the #RBWH2019 hashtag. Download the guidebook here.