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April 13, 2007



"But black women aren't seen as delicate and fragile like white women, are we? We can be yelled at, dumped on, degraded, by people of all races and genders, even our own, and we are supposed to shake it off and not take it personally, not be too sensitive. Like other remnants of slavery, this stereotype that we can handle anything works to our detriment and results in our being used as the "mules of the world." Well, dammit, I'm sensitive and fragile, too! Protect me. Respect me."

LOVE that! I wanna post that quote on my blog somwwhere.I think I might.


thanks, quel! it came from the heart.

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Quel, I was going to pull the same quote! I'm feeling ya Summer. That's deep. That's real! You said a mouthful there. I may have to use that somewhere too. I'll keep you posted.


Bravo Summer!!
And this quote is magnificent. It needs to be submitted to or some place like that.

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