Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Bernice Johnson Reagon
(1942-____) born on
Oct 4
US "musician, museum director". "She founded the folk-music group, "Sweet Honey in the Rock," 1973; curator of National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, 1988-93."

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F
There is nowhere you can go and only be with people who are like you. Give it up.

R
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are."
A
"The voice I have now, I got the first time I sang in a movement meeting, after I got out of jail . . . and I'd never heard it before in my life."
N
"Today whenever women gather together it is not necessarily nurturing. It is coalition building. And if you feel the strain, you may be doing some good work."
K
"I learned that if you bring black people together, you bring them together with a song. To this day, I don't understand how people think they can bring anybody together without a song."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
R: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
A: "In "The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader," by Clayborne Carson, 1991."
N: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
K: "In "The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader," by Clayborne Carson, 1991."


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