Thursday, November 10, 2011

Audre Lorde -- caring for myself

Shriek! Shriek! Caw! Caw! SKREEEEEEEE!

Lorde set out actively to challenge white women, confronting issues of racism in feminist thought. She maintained that a great deal of the scholarship of white feminists served to augment the oppression of black women, a conviction that led to angry confrontation, most notably in a scathing open letter addressed to radical lesbian feminist Mary Daly, to which Lorde stated she received no reply

Audre Lorde

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