This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color - Study Guide Introduction and Children Passing in the Streets: The Roots of Our Radicalism Summary & Analysis

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In the book's introduction, editors and compilers Cheri Moraga, Gloria Anzaldua and Toni Cade Bombara, all women's rights activists in 1970s America, each write about the importance of this project in their perceptions of the Women's Movement at the time. Moraga talks about her optimism when she first released the book three years earlier, and how since a unified Women's Movement, one that included and celebrated women of every nationality, still seemed imminent and possible, because such a thing hadn't been attempted. Her conclusion is that, even discouraged, she would press on with the project, because political writers are optimists by nature, sure that they can use words to change the way people understand the world, and so conduct themselves in it. Anzuldua...

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