This collection of quotes from African American women are on quite a variety of topics. Some women speak about their philosophy of life, or about their perspectives on their field -- art, sports, politics. Some quotes are on racial and gender equality. Some are motivational and about achievement. Some quotes are on political and social issues that were important to them. You"ll find here quite a collection of black women"s words for many occasions.
Shirley Chisholm Quotes - politician, member of the U.S. Congress, presidential candidate
Dorothy Height Quotes - civil rights leader, head of NCNW for more than 50 years
Coretta Scott King Quotes - singer who married Dr. Martin Luther King jr., and became herself an active civil rights advocate
Audre Lorde Quotes in her own words, a "black-lesbian feminist mother lover poet"
Wilma Rudolph Quotes - "fastest woman in the world" - track and field Olympian
Ntozake Shange Quotes - known as author of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf: a choreopoem
Sojourner Truth Quotes - ex-slave, abolitionist and women"s rights advocate
Harriet Tubman Quotes - ex-slave, "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, Civil War nurse and spy, women"s rights advocate