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June Jordan

June Millicent Jordan (July 9, 1936 – June 14, 2002) was a bisexual Caribbean-American writer and activist.

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    Body and soul, Black America reveals the extreme questions of contemporary life, questions of freedom and identity: How can I be who I am?
    June Jordan (b. 1939)

    Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures ...
    M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)

    All of Western tradition, from the late bloom of the British Empire right through the early doom of Vietnam, dictates that you do something spectacular and irreversible whenever you find yourself in or whenever you impose yourself upon a wholly unfamiliar situation belonging to somebody else. Frequently it’s your soul or your honor or your manhood, or democracy itself, at stake.
    —June Jordan (b. 1939)