Cherrie Moraga


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Cherríe L. Moraga (born September 25, 1952) is a Chicana writer, feminist activist, poet, essayist, and playwright.

Moraga was born in Whittier, California. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles, California and her Master's from San Francisco State University in 1980. Of both Anglo and Mexican American heritage, her writing focuses on her ... more »

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  • ''Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead.''
    Cherrie Moraga (b. 1952), Hispanic American lesbian feminist author. As quoted in Yours in Struggle, part 2, by Barbara Smith (1984).
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