June Jordan

“In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways. Indeed, originality is recognized as disobedience, pathology, incorrigible character and/or unlawful conduct to be prosecuted by the state.”


June Jordan, Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays
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Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays by June Jordan
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