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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.

 
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Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde
  • Born: February 18, 1934
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Poet

Audre Lorde was an American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist. As a poet, she is best known for technical mastery and emotional expression, as well as her poems that express anger and outrage at civil and social injustices she observed throughout her life. Her poems and prose largely deal with issues related to civil rights, feminism, and the exploration of black female identity.

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