8 insightful Angela Davis quotes to free your mind

Nduta Waweru Jan 26, 2019 at 09:00am

January 26, 2019 at 09:00 am | Women

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

January 26, 2019 at 09:00 am | Women

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As a matter of fact, in the popular black imagination, it is easier for us to construct ourselves as children of Africa, as the sons and daughters of kings and queens, and thereby ignore the Middle Passage and centuries of enforced servitude in the Americas. Although some of us might indeed be the descendants of African royalty, most of us are probably descendants of their subjects, the daughters and sons of African peasants or workers. 

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