When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else.
So, babies are taken from their mothers because they get temporarily insane and it's not t...- Marie Osmond
Nothing wrong with the way your mother looks. First thing in the morning, last thing at ni...- Anne Bishop
My mother used to tell me, “Things always look worse at night.” For the most part, I b...- Carolyn Custis James
Your mother didn't raise you to be a child forever.- Tadahiko Nagao
It's a cliche to say she was the mother of the civil rights movement, but she was.- Julian Bond
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|Birth:||18th February, 1934|
|Death:||17th November, 1992|
|Profession:||Activist, Essayist, Librarian, Novelist, Poet, Teacher|
Audre Lorde was born in New York City. She was a Caribbean-American writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist. She wrote her first poem when she was in eighth grade. On her return to New York, she attended college, worked as a librarian, continued writing and became an active participant in the gay culture of Greenwich Village. She furthered her education at Columbia University, earning a master's degree in library science in 1961.
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