Her life was committed to opening the eyes of Chicanas to feminism.
In 1974, she wrote an essay "Growing Up Chicana."Anzaldúa was a proud Chicana, lesbian and feminist. She is also well known for "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color."
The book was published in 1981 was about Chicana feminism. In 1990 she published the sequel to Bridge titled "Making Face, Making Soul." Anzaldúa's hope was to give young Chicanas a look into Chicana feminism. Anzaldúa wrote a third book "Home: Radical Visions for Transformation."
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