“All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from our necks.” –Sarah Grimké, 1837
“All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from our necks and permit us to stand upright on that ground which God designed us to occupy.” –Sarah Grimké, 1837
Happy birthday to Sarah Grimké, who fled her slave-holding upbringing and became an abolitionist, then became a feminist to defend her right to campaign for abolition. She was born on November 26, 1792.
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