Angelina Grimké

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Angelina Emily Grimké Weld (20 February 1805 – 26 October 1879) was an American political activist, abolitionist and supporter of the women's suffrage movement.

Grimké was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to John Faucheraud Grimké, an aristocratic Episcopalian judge, planter, lawyer, politician, slaveholder, Revolutionary War veteran and dist ...
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El Beso
Twilight—and you
Quiet—the stars;
Snare of the shine of your teeth,
Your provocative laughter,
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11 November 2014
One who is a slaveholder at heart never recognizes a human being in a slave.
11 November 2014
Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered?
11 November 2014
We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down.
11 November 2014
The nation is in a death-struggle. It must either become one vast slaveocracy of petty tyrants, or wholly the land of the free.
11 November 2014
Our fathers waged a bloody conflict with England, because they were taxed without being represented. This is just what unmarried women of property are now.

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