She coined the term “Mississippi appendectomy” for the involuntary sterilization of black women (including herself) to reduce the population.
“Do you want to be an artist so the whole world would look at you, or do you want to be an artist because you want to use your ability to attract attention to have the world see itself through you differently.”
Discovered the first books by black writers.
50th anniversary of the Detroit rebellion.
In affirming that Black Lives Matter, we need not qualify our position. To love and desire freedom and justice for ourselves is a necessity for wanting the same for others.
Now, as a person of color, more than anything I would like to see movies representative of me and my identity because we live in world that is more than just black and white.
I needed to be healed, to be touched, to be in community, to hear, to listen, to learn, and to just be.
The vision and purpose and expanse of the woman’s march is brilliant. We also understand that today’s match is a means – not an end. This is an invitation to solidarity, which we accept.
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