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Barbara Smith
(1946-????) born on
Dec 16
US editor, writer. She was co-founder and publisher of "Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press."
         
   
F
Black women, whose experience is unique, are seldom recognized as a particular social-cultural entity and are seldom thought to be important enough for serious scholarly consideration.

R
A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound skepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
A
This invisibility [of Black women], however, means that the opportunities for creative research are infinite.
N
One of the greatest gifts of Black feminism to ourselves has been to make it a little easier simply to be Black and female.
K
Black women as a group have never been fools. We couldn't afford to be.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
R: "Yours in Strusgie," part 2, 1984
A: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
N: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
K: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
   


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