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Anna Julia Cooper
(1859-1964) born on
Aug 10
US educator, feminist, writer. She was the fourth African American woman to earn a Ph.D.; her teachings and writings disclosed a modern view of racism and sexism in W. civilization.
         
   
F
Teach [our girls] that there is a race with special needs which they and only they can help; that the world needs and is already asking for their trained, efficient forces.

R
One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
A
. . . women are more quiet. They don't feel called to mount a barrel and harangue by the hour every time they imagine they have produced an idea.
N
It these broken utterances can in any way help to a clearer vision and a truer pulse-beat in studying the Nation's Problem, this Voice by a Black Woman of the South will not have been raised in vain.
K
I constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Voice in the South," 1892.
R: "A Voice in the South," 1892.
A: "A Voice in the South," 1892.
N: "A Voice in the South," 1892.
K: "A Voice in the South," 1892.
   


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