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unsystematische sammlung von geschriebenem und gesagtem ueber frauen (und maenner) aus unterschiedlichen jahrhunderten, kulturen und perspektiven.

 

1848

"That little man in black there! He says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman." Her arms stretched wide as if to evoke the cross, and her eyes burned. "Where did your Christ come from?
"Where did he come from?" Her question rolled over the packed, silent pews.
"From God and a woman." She looked witheringly at the minister in question. "Man had nothing to do with him."

sojourner truth,
rede and aren't i a woman
vor der women's convention in akron, ohio, 1848.

quelle: nach der biographie von jacqueline bernard,
aus: marion kraft, the african continuum & contemporary african american women writers
(frankfurt/main: peter lang, 1990), 56.

 

 

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