Quotation by June Jordan

If any of us hopes to survive, s/he must meet the extremity of the American female condition with immediate and political response. The thoroughly destructive and indefensible subjugation of the majority of Americans cannot continue except at the peril of the entire body politic.
June Jordan (b. 1939), U.S. poet, civil rights activist. "The Case for the Real Majority," Moving Towards Home: Political Essays (1982, repr. 1989).
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