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

    Her wrongs are ... indissolubly linked with all undefended woe, all helpless suffering, and the plenitude of her “rights” will mean the final triumph of all right over might, the supremacy of the moral forces of reason and justice and love in the government of the nation. God hasten the day.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
    —James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)

    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)