Quotes by Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith

American lesbian feminist and socialist

Alive from: 1946-

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    A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
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    Black women as a group have never been fools. We couldn't afford to be.
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    Black women, whose experience is unique, are seldom recognized as a particular social-cultural entity and are seldom thought to be important enough for serious scholarly consideration.
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    One of the greatest gifts of Black feminism to ourselves has been to make it a little easier simply to be Black and female.
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    This invisibility [of Black women], however, means that the opportunities for creative research are infinite.
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    This invisibility, however, means that the opportunities for creative research are infinite.
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    Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
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    You can only paint through your experience and sub-consciousness.
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