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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)

    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)

    As in an icicle the agnostic abides alone. The vital principle is taken out of all endeavor for improving himself or bettering his fellows. All hope in the grand possibilities of life are blasted.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    The great, the fundamental need of any nation, any race, is for heroism, devotion, sacrifice; and there cannot be heroism, devotion, or sacrifice in a primarily skeptical spirit.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)