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Anna Julia Cooper Quote

“It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman’s strongest vindication for speaking that … Continue reading

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Anna Julia Cooper Quote

“Let our girls feel that we expect something more of them than that they merely look pretty and appear well in society.” Anna Julia Cooper

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Anna Julia Cooper Quote

“The colored woman of to-day occupies, one may say, a unique position in this country. In a period of itself transitional and unsettled, her status seems one of the least ascertainable and definitive of all the forces which make for … Continue reading

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Angela Davis Quote

“No march, movement, or agenda that defines manhood in the narrowest terms and seeks to make women lesser partners in this quest for equality can be considered a positive step.” Angela Davis

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Desmond Tutu Quote

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate … Continue reading

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Anna Julia Cooper Quote

“The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or sect, a party or a class— it is the cause of humankind, the birthright of humanity” Anna Julia Cooper

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Susan B. Anthony Quote

“There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.” Susan B. Anthony

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Yuri Kochiyama Quote

“Our ultimate objective in learning about anything is to try to create and develop a more just society.” Yuri Kochiyama

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Fannie Lou Hamer Quote

“When I liberate myself, I liberate others. If you don’t speak out ain’t nobody going to speak out for you.” Fannie Lou Hamer

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Angela Rye Quote

“I grew up always thinking that fighting for justice was our obligation, whether that’s giving your voice to something, serving as a verbal advocate for someone, or physically being in spaces or occupying space to make and create change.” Angela … Continue reading

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