“There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women. May my eyes never see and my feet never take me to a society where half the people are held in silence. I hear the roar of women’s silence. I sense the rumble of their storm and feel the fury of their revolt.”
We’re constantly being bombarded by problems that we face and sometimes we can get completely overwhelmed.
I think it’s dangerous to use racial pejoratives about anybody. It was created to dehumanize people.
I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward.
If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own.
Investing in women is smart economics, and investing in girls, catching them upstream, is even smarter economics.
The overriding issue to me has been: Let’s have political policies that will ensure equal opportunity for every Tanzanian.
Up to now, I have never served nor become a messenger for any foreign power or interest. I am an enemy to any kind of slavery, in all its shapes and colors.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.