Barbara Smith - Quotes

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Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.

One of the greatest gifts of Black feminism to ourselves has been to make it a little easier simply to be Black and female. ---->>>

A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed. ---->>>

Black women as a group have never been fools. We couldn't afford to be. ---->>>

This invisibility, however, means that the opportunities for creative research are infinite. ---->>>

You can only paint through your experience and sub-consciousness. ---->>>

Black women, whose experience is unique, are seldom recognized as a particular social-cultural entity and are seldom thought to be important enough for serious scholarly consideration. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-16, 1946
Birthplace:
Die: 2010-09-13
Occupation: Activist
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Barbara Smith (born 1946) is an American lesbian feminist and socialist who has played a significant role in building and sustaining Black Feminism in the United States. Since the early 1970s, she has been active as a critic, teacher, lecturer, author, scholar, and publisher of Black feminist thought (wikipedia)