Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Carol Moseley-Braun
(1947-____) born on
Aug 16
US "politican, lawyer". She was the first black woman to be seated in the U.S. Senate.

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F
It's hard to be the first. It's almost as if I'm subject to a different level of inspection.

R
I've always maintained that black people and women suffer from a presumption of incompetence. The burdens of proof are different. It just gets so tiresome.
A
"Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face."
N
"If I lose, I'm going to retire from politics, practice law, and wear bright leather pants."
K
"All I really want to be is boring. When people talk about me, I'd like them to say, "Carol's basically a short Bill Bradley." Or, "Carol's kind of like Al Gore in a skirt.""

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Newsweek" magazine, p.21, 8 Feb 1993."
R: "During potential crises in her campaign; in "Chicago Tribune.""
A: "In "The New Republic," 15 Nov 1993."
N: "Her plans if she lost the Senate race; in "New Republic," 15 Nov 1993."
K: "In "Newsweek" magazine, p.21, 8 Feb 1993."


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