” Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests. “


” Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men. “


” But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women. “


” In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men. “



All 4 Audre Lorde Quotes about Women in picture


Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men.


But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men.
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