MAKERS Moment

Hollow Body Skin and Bone

Salamishah Tillet reads an excerpt from her story, "Hollow Body Skin and Bone" — the manifesto that would become the foundation of her life's work.

Beyoncé's "Lemonade" Beyoncé's "Lemonade"
Salamishah Tillet
Nina Simone, Prophet of Freedom Nina Simone, Prophet of Freedom
Salamishah Tillet
Black Feminism Black Feminism
Salamishah Tillet
Black Lives Matter Black Lives Matter
Salamishah Tillet
Hollow Body Skin and Bone Hollow Body Skin and Bone
Salamishah Tillet
My Natural Talent My Natural Talent
Salamishah Tillet
Doing Something Taboo Doing Something Taboo
Salamishah Tillet
I Was Gender Nonconforming I Was Gender Nonconforming
Salamishah Tillet
The Importance of the Arts The Importance of the Arts
Salamishah Tillet
My Name Salamishah My Name Salamishah
Salamishah Tillet
The Practical Value of Literature The Practical Value of Literature
Salamishah Tillet
On Gloria Steinem On Gloria Steinem
Salamishah Tillet
An Activist as a Survivor An Activist as a Survivor
Salamishah Tillet