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  • ...I have ... been guilty of watching Westerns without acknowledging that Native Americans have gone through the same madness as African Americans. Isn't it extraordinary that sometimes the most offended have not seen others being offended?
    Judith Jamison (b. 1943), African American dancer. Dancing Spirit, ch. 3 (1993).

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  • Dance is bigger than the physical body. ...When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit.
    Judith Jamison (b. 1943), U.S. dancer. Dancing Spirit, ch. 21 (1993).

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  • I've always felt that complement of opposites: body and soul, solitude and companionship, and in the dance studio, contraction and release, rise and fall.
    Judith Jamison (b. 1943), African American dancer. Dancing Spirit, ch. 1 (1993).

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  • People come to see beauty, and I dance to give it to them.
    Judith Jamison (b. 1944), U.S. dancer. As quoted in WomenSports magazine, p. 14 (September 1975).

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