Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Katherine Dunham
(-1910) born on
Jun 22
US "interpretive dancer, choreographer, anthropologist". She created one of the first professional Black dance companies; noted for her innovative interpretations of ethnic dances.

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F
"I wasn't concerned about the hardships, because I always felt I was doing what I had to do, what I wanted to do and what I was destined to do."

R
Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.
A
"I always believed that if you set out to be successful, then you already were."
N
"If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know."
K
We weren't pushing Black is beautiful. We just showed it.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""She Danced to Teach # And They Loved It," in "American Visions," Feb 1987."
R: "In "American Visions," Feb 1937."
A: "In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993."
N: "In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993."
K: "In "American Visions," Feb 1937."


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