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List Of Feminist Rhetoricians - Anna Julia Cooper
... (1858–1964) Cooper was born into slavery, but had no memory of it ... She taught until she married when she was forced to leave her post temporarily, until his death two years after their marriage ...

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    ... 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.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red,—it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, ‘tis woman’s strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    If our vaunted “rule of the people” does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done—it must and will inevitably give place to something better.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    A race cannot be purified from without.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    Nothing natural can be wholly unworthy.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)