Quotation by Claudia Brodsky Lacour

[There is a] no-win decision that innumerable people make, or try to make, or try to put off making daily: Whether to give up the job, the place, the people, the future one holds dear, denying one's own mental capacities, independence, and desires (what are left of them, what one remembers of them) just to get away. They will find themselves disgusting if they let their tormentor get his way, not ... by touching their body ... but by forcing them to flee, to change anything they would not have changed if they were free to keep it: their white collar career or their cash register at the supermarket, it doesn't matter in the slightest.
Claudia Brodsky Lacour, U.S. author. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power, ch. 5 (1992).

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