Selma James

By Sheila Lahr November 2013

Selma James, Sex, Race and Class: The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011, Merlin Press, London, 2012, pp 297, £14.95

Selma James has spent a lifetime involved in radical causes and...

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Selma James

For Selma James

Why were women so angry with Selma James?
All she said was, imagine if housework were paid?

They say she burned with strange fever,
classy women rolled their eyes, when she spoke.

They dismissed her, this work done for love
somehow...

Selma James