Thursday, April 03, 2008

Clinton, Obama, white women and Alice Walker

Lest We Forget: An open letter to my sisters who are brave.
by Alice Walker
The author argues that we must build alliances not on ethnicity or gender, but on truth.

March 27, 2008
I HAVE COME home from a long stay in Mexico to find – because of the presidential campaign, and especially because of the Obama/Clinton race for the Democratic nomination - a new country existing alongside the old. On any given day we, collectively, become the Goddess of the Three Directions and can look back into the past, look at ourselves just where we are, and take a glance, as well, into the future. It is a space with which I am familiar.... (

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