Florynce Rae Kennedy

(1916-2000 / Kansas City, Missouri)

Florynce Rae Kennedy Quotes

  • ''Niggerization is the result of oppression—and it doesn't just apply to the black people. Old people, poor people, and students can also get niggerized.''
    Florynce R. Kennedy (b. 1916), U.S. lawyer, civil rights activist. Quoted by Gloria Steinem, in Ms (New York, March 1973), "The Verbal Karate of Florynce R. Kennedy, Esq."
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  • ''There are very few jobs that actually require a penis or vagina. All other jobs should be open to everybody.''
    Florynce R. Kennedy (b. 1916), U.S. lawyer, civil rights activist. quoted in John Brady, "Freelancer with No Time to Write," Writer's Digest (Cincinnati, Feb. 1974).
  • ''If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.''
    Florynce R. Kennedy (b. 1916), U.S. lawyer, civil rights activist. "The Verbal Karate of Florynce R. Kennedy, Esq," quoted by Gloria Steinem, in Ms (New York, March 1973).
  • ''Don't agonize. Organize.''
    Florynce R. Kennedy (b. 1916), U.S. lawyer, civil rights activist. "The Verbal Karate of Florynce R. Kennedy, Esq." Quoted by Gloria Steinem, in Ms (New York, March 1973).

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