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In "The Case of Woman Versus Orthodoxy," where de Cleyre (2005, 219) credits "in every freedom-going spark the risen dead," specifically naming Lucretia Mott and "that grand old negress, Sojourner Truth," she argues for basic economic equality between men and women, which she calls "the right of self-maintenance" (218), but which, in characteristically anarchistic fashion, could be viewed as really being a need rather than a right.
Verdenius, that would make me the ideal candidate for the garbage pail, for my great-great grandmother on my father's side was a Negress and my great grandmother on my mother's side an Indian, who walked the jungle in a skirt of tree bark," whereupon Mr.
The revered censors are not nudists,' he wrote, 'and probably regard a nude negress as the last extremity of obscenity.
The first of three large silhouette murals that the visitor confronts, Gone, A Historical Romance of a CivilWar as it Occurred between the Dusky Thighs of One Young Negress and Her Heart (1994), sums up the entire show.
All cut from black paper by the able hand of Kara Elizabeth Walker, an Emancipated Negress and leader in her Cause is the unnerving title of the room-size work that simultaneously jolts and seduces you as you step out of the elevator to witness the first full-scale museum survey of Walker's work.
Centuries after the Bible story, people from the continent of Africa-places that today are the countries of Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, and Angola, were given new names by the empire: Negro, Negrito, Moreno, Prieta, Negress, Nigra, Nigger, Colored, Black, Coons, Sambo, Jungle Bunny, Boy, Girl, Uncle and Manny.
The type of the female skull approaches, in many respects, that of the infant, and in a still greater degree that of the lower races; and with this is connected the remarkable circumstance, that the difference between the sexes, as regards the cranial cavity, increases with the development of the race, so that the male European excels much more the female than the Negro the Negress.
The other portion of the property "seems to be in the occupancy of a negress with an old hovel-like building.
We were standing beneath the wan, watching the clapboards peel and melt away, obliterating window after window, and we saw the old negress [Raby] come to the window upstairs.
So when a New Yorker from a prominent family sued his wife for divorce on the grounds that when he married her he had not known she was a Negress, the Sweet case got little attention.
The courtesan's servant complains to Writsart's elder brother Ritsart that "your negress has robbed that girl of her honor" (1835) and proceeds to describe her confusion at discovering the sexual violation: "How could a woman manage such a thing?
The semi-nude negress as a heathen onlooker, the sculpture of the Blind Justice (or synagogue?
She's a classical-piano-playing, sensible-suit-wearing, Russian-speaking House Negress, and as in days of yore, she's unlikely to be loved by black people unless they are strikingly similar to her.
A woman in another Johnson painting, Dinah, Portrait of a Negress (c.