Bobby Jordan Biography

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    In how few words, for instance, the Greeks would have told the story of Abelard and Heloise, making but a sentence of our classical dictionary.... We moderns, on the other hand, collect only the raw materials of biography and history, “memoirs to serve for a history,” which is but materials to serve for a mythology.
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    Like a lot of Black women, I have always had to invent the power my freedom requires ...
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