Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution

Authors

  • Alice Walker

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-064-09-2013-02_2

Keywords:

Feminism, Philosophy

Abstract

Nothing makes me more hopeful than discovering another human being to admire. My wonder at the life of Celia Sánchez, a revolutionary Cuban woman virtually unknown to Americans, has left me almost speechless. In hindsight, loving and admiring her was bound to happen, once I knew her story. Like Frida Kahlo, Zora Neale Hurston, Rosa Luxemburg, Agnes Smedley, Fannie Lou Hamer, Josephine Baker, Harriet Tubman, or Aung San Suu Kyi, Celia Sánchez was that extraordinary expression of life that can, every so often, give humanity a very good name.

Published

2013-02-02

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Section

Articles