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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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    The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart.
    —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)

    To-day ... when material prosperity and well earned ease and luxury are assured facts from a national standpoint, woman’s work and woman’s influence are needed as never before; needed to bring a heart power into this money getting, dollar-worshipping civilization; needed to bring a moral force into the utilitarian motives and interests of the time; needed to stand for God and Home and Native Land versus gain and greed and grasping selfishness.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)