This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color Characters

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A Chicano writer and one of the editors of the book, Gloria writes about the value of the Third-World feminine voice and the importance of writing both for the sake of crystallizing one's own perspective on the world, and to motivate and encourage other women in their own journeys. Her voice in the Forward to the Second Edition is a passionate mix of Spanish and English, English always translating lines already written in Spanish, and is used to spur women on in the work of building bridges to the future. She reminds women that the work will be hard, and that work must follow words, and that there are countless images and notions about women and their roles that will take years to reprogram. She is hopeful throughout, however, that hearts are already being changed, and that women have proven their strength throughout history, proving that...

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