“So precious a talent as intellect never was given to be wrapped in a napkin and buried in the earth.” -Angelina Grimké, 1836
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“So precious a talent as intellect never was given to be wrapped in a napkin and buried in the earth. It is the duty of all, as far as they can, to improve their own mental faculties, because we are commanded to love God will all our minds, as well as with all our hearts.” -Angelina Grimké, 1836
Happy birthday to Angelina Grimké Weld, born February 20, 1805. Born to a Southern, slaveholding family, she wrote her Appeal to the Christian Women of the South to convince other Southern women to renounce slavery, as she had.
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