Anna Julia Cooper Quote

It is the curse of minorities in this power-worshipping world that either from fear or from an uncertain policy of expedience they distrust their own standards and hesitate to give voice to their deeper convictions, submitting supinely to estimates and characterizations of themselves as handed down by a not unprejudiced dominant majority.


A Voice From the South (ed. Oxford University Press, 1988) - ISBN: 9780199878864

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It is the curse of minorities in this power-worshipping world that either from fear or from an uncertain policy of expedience they distrust their own ...

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It is the curse of minorities in this power-worshipping world that either from fear or from an uncertain policy of expedience they distrust their own ...

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It is the curse of minorities in this power-worshipping world that either from fear or from an uncertain policy of expedience they distrust their own ...

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It is the curse of minorities in this power-worshipping world that either from fear or from an uncertain policy of expedience they distrust their own ...