Quote of the Day: Amy Jacques Garvey on Women as Leaders

The journalist and activist on women’s move beyond the home and even into the military.

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You can read this quote by Amy Jacques Garvey, from her essay “Women as Leaders” (1925), in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read the quote in its full context here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.