“Only within that interdependency of difference strengths, acknowledged and equal, can the power to seek new ways of being in the world generate, as well as the courage and sustenance to act where there are no charters.” — Audre Lorde
I recently read The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House, a short essay by feminist and activist Audre Lorde.
Audre Lorde was a poet, and in reading this gorgeously written and timely essay, it’s easy to see that her passion became her platform on which to advocate for change.
What struck me most about this essay is a very important discussion of the necessity of difference. Read more.