Anna Julia Cooper provides an important, though often overlooked, Africana intellectual history and philosophy in the field of Africana Studies generally and Black women’s history particularly. If one link of the chain is broken, the chain is broken. C. Lemert and E. Bhan (Lanham MD: 1998).---• E. Alexander, ""We Must Be about Our Father's Business": Anna Julia Cooper and the In-Corporation of the Nineteenth-Century African-American Woman Intellectual," Signs 20 (1995): 336–356. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. quotes and sayings of Anna Julia Cooper: Only the BLACK WOMAN can say 'when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole Negro race enters with me.' … “A Voice from the South”, p.71, Courier Dover Publications, Anna Julia Cooper (2016). We might as well expect to grow trees from leaves as hope to build up a civilization or a manhood without taking into consideration our women and the home life made by them, which must be the root and ground of the whole matter. It sees a circle where before it saw a segment. The impulse of humanity toward social progress is like the movement in the currents of a great water system, from myriad sources and under myriad circumstances and conditions, beating onward, ever onward toward its eternity, the Ocean. All quotes Country Giving Growth Heart Humanity. Suddenly the bandage is removed from the other eye and the whole body is filled with light. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. All prejudices, whether of race, sect or sex, class pride and caste distinctions are the belittling inheritance and badge of snobs and prigs. Only the BLACK WOMAN can say when and where I enter in the quiet undisputed dignity of my womanhood without violence and without suing or special patronage then and there the whole Negro race enters with me. “The Voice of Anna Julia Cooper: Including A Voice from the South and Other Important Essays, Papers, and Letters”, p.112, Rowman & Littlefield, Anna Julia Cooper, Charles C. Lemert, Esme Bhan (1998). or special patronage, then and there the whole Negro race enters with me." Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (August 10, 1858 – February 27, 1964) was an American author, educator, sociologist, speaker, Black liberation activist, and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history.. Born into slavery in 1858, Cooper went on to receive a world-class education and claim power and prestige in academic and social circles. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.”, “One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.”, “The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. Cooper was the daughter of a slave woman and her white slaveholder (or his … It sees a circle where before it saw a segment. Anna Julia Cooper "Only the BLACK WOMAN can say 'when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole Negro race enters with me.'" Publication date 2020-10-18 Topics Podcast. Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. The world has had to limp along with the wobbling gait and one-sided hesitancy of a man with one eye. In a period of itself transitional and unsettled, her status seems one of the least ascertainable and definitive of all the forces which make for our civilization. “A Voice From the South”, p.43, Oxford University Press, Anna Julia Cooper, Charles C. Lemert, Esme Bhan (1998). The world has had to limp along with the wobbling gait and one-sided hesitancy of a man with one eye. . I care not for the theoretical symmetry and impregnable logic of your moral code, I care not for the hoary respectability and traditional mysticisms of your theological institutions, I care not for the beauty and solemnity of your rituals and religious ceremonies, I care not even for the reasonableness and unimpeachable fairness of your social ethics,--if it does not turn out better, nobler, truer, men and women,--if it does not add to the world's stock of valuable souls,--if it does not give us a sounder, healthier, more reliable product from this great factory of men--I will have none of it. Assata Shakur. -- Anna Julia Cooper . Anna Julia Cooper iii, 304 p. Xenia, Ohio The Aldine Printing House 1892. Anna Julia Cooper-+ 0 A race cannot be purified from without. Anna Julia Cooper provides an important, though often overlooked, Africana intellectual history and philosophy in the field of Africana Studies generally and Black women’s history particularly. Anna Julia Cooper. When and Where I Enter is an eloquent testimonial to the profound influence of African-American women on race and women's movements throughout American history. '” -- Anna Julia Cooper, “It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Deconstruction of the White Aesthetic Gaze. Enjoy the best Anna Julia Cooper Quotes at BrainyQuote. The world has had to limp along with the wobbling gait and one-sided hesitancy of a man with one eye. She was only about ten years old when she receive… Her mother, Hannah Stanley Haywood, was enslaved to the family of her father, George Washington Haywood: My mother was a slave and the finest woman I have ever known. Anna Julia Cooper, in A Voice from the South, 1892 Born into slavery in North Carolina in 1858, Anna Julia Haywood Cooper lived long enough to see the rising Civil Rights Movement. We take our stand on the solidarity of humanity, the oneness of life, and the unnaturalness and injustice of all special favoritism, whether of sex, race, country, or condition. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice. 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