No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

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Profession(s)Activist | Novelist | Pulitzer Prize Winner | Short Story Writer | 

Born: February 9, 1944

Alice Malsenior Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote the novels Meridian (1976) and The Third Life of Grange Copeland (1970), among other works. (Source + full bio: