We first crush people to the earth, and then claim the right of trampling on them forever, because they are prostrate.

Lydia Maria Child

About Lydia Maria Child

Portrait of Lydia Maria Child

Lydia Maria Child (née Francis; February 11, 1802 – October 20, 1880) was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, Native American rights activist, novelist, journalist, and opponent of American expansionism.

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