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Mitsuye Yamada

  • If the majority culture know so little about us, it must be our problem, they seem to be telling us; the burden of teaching is on us.

    • Mitsuye Yamada,
    • "Asian Pacific American Women and Feminism," in Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, eds., This Bridge Called My Back ()
  • We need to raise our voices a little more, even as they say to us, 'This is so uncharacteristic of you.' Invisibility is not a natural state for anyone.

    • Mitsuye Yamada

Mitsuye Yamada, Japanese-born U.S. poet, educator, activist, writer

(1923)