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The Story of Why I Am Here

Or, A Woman Connects Oppressions

Alice Walker

Photo Credit: "Alice Walker says about Cuba", CubaDebate.

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Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, and activist. Her most recent book is The World Will Follow Joy (New Press, 2013). This article was originally a speech delivered at a Peace for Cuba Rally on February 1, 1992, and first published in MR in June 1994. Walker’s words remain as relevant today as when they were first spoken.
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