Quotes

I always name my origin…Ethel Waters

 

[My mother] finally approved of her unwanted one, whom she had borned so long ago in such great pain and sorrow, and humiliation …

Some people disclaim their natural heritage.

I always name my origin.

It didn't hold me back, and neither has my color. I was born in poverty.

My father raped my mother when she was 12.

Now they've named a park for me in Chester, Pennsylvania.  

                                                                                                     

Singer Ethel Waters

 

 

Living, breathing people were conceived in rape… 

Would any caring, sane person dare to tell them they should not exist?