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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:37 PM

Sarah Grimke



Born on this day in 1792, Sarah Grimke was a pioneering abolitionist and women's rights activist. Her words from centuries gone by still ring true:

"All history attests that man has subjected woman to his will, used her as a means to promote his selfish gratification, to minister to his sensual pleasures, to be instrumental in promoting his comfort; but never has he desired to elevate her to that rank she was created to fill. He has done all he could to debase and enslave her mind; and now he looks triumphantly on the ruin he has wrought, and say, the being he has thus deeply injured is his inferior."

http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/grimke.html

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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 09:57 AM

1. that is just awesome and perfectly said. thanks. nt

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