Quote for Today: Audre Lorde

Another side of silence…

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Female college students attending a costume party, Lakewood, NJ, ca 1914-18 © Richard with CCLicense Female college students attending a costume party, Lakewood, NJ, ca 1914-18 © Richard with CCLicense© Richard with CCLicense

My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you. But for every real word spoken, for every attempt I had ever made to speak those truths for which I am still seeking, I had made contact with other women while we examined the words to fit a world in which we all believed, bridging our differences.

Audre LordeThe Cancer Journals

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