Objects & Places from This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color

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Object Descriptions

Indian Reservations - This is a place both of refuge for cultures and retreat from the violence of the white people.

Harlem - This is a place where a mix of cultures meant that violence was a fact of life for many who grew up there.

New York - This city serves as another intersection for several cultures, allowing new categories of people to find each other and form new communities away from their homelands.

Boston - This city's distinct class divisions defined two very disparate worlds for Third World people who were able to afford a private education. Race made finding acceptance there harder than getting the education.

the Women's Movement - This is a largely white middle class movement which colored women have had a hard time breaking into and finding representation. Instead, they are being used as mere token representatives, never given a real...

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