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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.
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.

One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
. . . 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.
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.
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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