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Audre Lorde: (Black) women are powerful and dangerous (FILE)
Audre Lorde was a Caribbean-American writer who was politically active in civil rights, anti-war, and feminist movements. “I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't. “
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Audre Lorde is one of the most amazing women that ever lived, love her.
"My political obligations? I am a Black woman … in world that defines human as white and male for starters. Everything I do including survival is political.” - Audre Lorde
Micro aggressions, internalized self doubt- the discrimination and oppression people face is all relative, experienced in different ways, but no less significant
Audre Lorde Poems | Reading Comprehension: "Coal," by Audre Lorde
watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you - what a wise man
"If you don't define yourself, then you will be crushed into other people's fantasies of you and eaten alive." - Audre Lorde
“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” - audre lorde
Your silence will not protect you - Audre Lorde
"I am deliberate and afraid of nothing." –Audre Lorde (1934-1992), Caribbean-American writer and activist who set out to confront issues of racism in feminist thought.
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"Without community, there is no liberation. But community must not mean a shedding of our differences, nor the pathetic pretense that these differences do not exist." -Audre Lorde #feminism #critique #feminist