Ten Quotes to Celebrate Audre Lorde’s Birthday

Lorde's work is useful for understanding the history of Black women placing critical pressure on mainstream white feminism.

By Aura Bogado Feb 18, 2014

Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet Audre Lorde was born 80 years ago today. Here are 10 of Lorde’s many quotes–feel free to add your favorite in the comments section!