Quotation by Sherian Grace Cadoria

By act of Congress, male officers are gentlemen, but by act of God, we are ladies. We don't have to be little mini-men and try to be masculine and use obscene language to come across. I can take you and flip you on the floor and put your arms behind your back and you'll never move again, without your ever knowing that I can do it.
Sherian Grace Cadoria (b. 1940), African American military officer. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989).

A Brigadier General, she was then the highest-ranking African American woman in the United States armed forces and one of only four woman Army generals.
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