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1. “Police are killing black men. Mona Scott-Young is killing black women.”

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2. “Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you; we fear our children will be dragged from a car and shot down in the street, and you will turn your backs on the reasons they are dying.”

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Author : Audre Lorde

3. “They've been practicing racism so long, it's perfect.”

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4. “Even today there still exists in the South--and in certain areas of the North--the license that our society allows to unjust officials who implement their authority in the name of justice to practice injustice against minorities. Where, in the days of slavery, social license and custom placed the unbridled power of the whip in the hands of overseers and masters, today--especially in the southern half of the nation--armies of officials are clothed in uniform, invested with authority, armed with the instruments of violence and death and conditioned to believe that they can intimidate, main or kill Negroes with the same recklessness that once motivated the slaveowner. If one doubts this conclusion, let him search the records and find how rarely in any southern state a police officer has been punished for abusing a Negro.”

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Source : Why We Can't Wait

5. “will I ever get over the pull I feel to both of these places?”

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Author : Sara Ferguson

6. “Life's a bitch and her stripper name is Karma." - quote from Diane Madden Ferguson's UNDERTOW”

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Source : Undertow