Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Beah Richards
(1926-____) born on
Jul 12
US "poet, playwright, actress". "She is best noted for her poetry in "A Black Woman Speaks and Other Poems," 1974."

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F
"Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?"

R
"Having grown up in a racist culture where 2 and 2 are not 5, I have found life to be incredibly theatrical and theater to be profoundly lifeless."
A
Heaven and earth! How is it that bodies join but never meet?
N
"Race, what is that? Race is a competition, somebody winning and somebody losing. . . .Blood doesn't run in races! Come on!"
K
For me life is a challenge. And it will be a challenge if I live to be 100 or if I get to be a trillionaire.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "I Dream a World," by Brian Lanker, 1989."
R: "Preface, "A Black Woman Speaks and Other Poems," 1974."
A: ""It's Time for Love," St. 2, "A Black Woman Speaks and Other Poems," 1974."
N: "In "I Dream a World," by Brian Lanker, 1989."
K: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."


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