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.

"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."

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.
"I always believed that if you set out to be successful, then you already were."
"If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know."
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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