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Paula Giddings
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"They well knew, as Wells stated publicly, that while Black men were being accused of ravishing White women, 'The rape of helpless Negro girls, which began in slavery days, still continues without reproof from church, state, or press.'" To Sell My Life as Dearly as Possible, Page 31

"In the world of the slave mother, there was little room for compassion, because there was no room for weakness." "Casting of the Die," Page 45

"When in the course of its deliberations it became clear that the specific needs of workingwomen were not being addressed, Black women challenged the proceedings. One delegate from Newport, Rhode Island, explained that she 'was much disappointed that in all your deliberations, speeches and resolutions, which were excellent so far as the men are concerned, the poor women's interests were not mentioned, or referred to.'" "To Choose Freely," Page 69

"To British liberals, Wells' assertion that...

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