Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah and the Necessity of the Black Woman Critic

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| May 03 2016,

12:20 am

"We don't always hear about the people who we know as legends in the ways that they were very true to themselves. I'm more interested in the moments when they were uncompromising and they were fearless” - Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah.

“They never understand that Black love is Black wealth and they’ll probably talk about my hard childhood and never understand that all the while I was quite happy.”
“I long for a critic who will know what I mean when I say ‘church,’ or ‘community,’ or when I say ‘ancestor,’ or ‘chorus.’ Because my books come out of those things and represent how they function in the black cosmology."

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