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    Many famous feminists have been racist. Some, such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Frances Willard, spoke out against the fact that “degraded black men” could vote, but white women could not. Women of color have endured racism from White Feminists, even being made to walk in the back at feminist marches. In the 1980s, women of color eventually began the womanist and mujerista movements because they did not have a place in mainstream Feminism. Brittney Cooper, a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, explains the difference between white feminists and feminists of color, saying, "One kind of feminism focuses on the policies that will help women integrate fully into the existing American system. The…

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    changes that came over time and activism of which the women movement is an integral part of. Some feminist activists will argue today that, we still have a long way to go but most have identified that, women have made great strive in projecting their voices and ideas on to the world. Women today have changed the patriarchal mode of family rearing and racing of children in general. The Female child is almost as important as the male child in many civilized societies around the world and feminist…

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    The Civil Rights Movement inspired the feminist; as well as African Americans rights, Native American rights known as Red Power, gay/lesbian, and anti-war movements. During the 1960s militant feminist trend in the United States. It was supported by noteworthy women activist who studied general minority rights and antidiscrimination movements. Women formed militant groups. The women’s liberation movement, which was social opposed to political and was showed in writing and marches by radical…

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    information that majority of people go online. It's almost impossible to avoid what's happening in the world around you. You see this movement being promoted on all kinds of social media, Feminism. This is not an attack I promise. Feminism is really misunderstood because extremist give kind people a bad name making people that aren't educated about this topic less likely encourage the movement. The “feminist” belittling men aren't getting their point across on a positive note.“To me, the…

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    wrong with being a feminist. Women fighting to be recognized as independent or as a feminist are not wrong. Yet being aggressive with the fight will not help. Getting the point of independence and equality across to someone can be done without attempting to be forceful about the point. When a woman can address her point civilly, she is presenting her point and herself in a very professional and gracious manner. This would incline the audience she is speaking towards to accept what she has to…

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    Meyer (2003), ‘social movements are challenges to authorities that use a broad range of tactics, both inside and outside of conventional politics, in an effort to promote social and political change” (p. 30). Therefore, feminism, is in fact a social movement. As a social movement, the feminist movement, also known as the women’s movement, is very large, with varied goals related to equality. In addition, there are many different organizations involved that target the specific goals of the…

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    The women suffrage movement emerged in Britain during the early 20th century; this period belongs to what is known as the First wave of feminism. During this period occurred what can be considered as a social conflict between the dominant view, ideals about women, and the role of women within society and the new type of women (rebel women) as opposition to the new vision about women that suffragettes showed and represented. This new type of women who rebelled against the ideals of women to…

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    Do you feel that the gay rights movement and the feminist movement changed the minds of the American people? I feel that the gay rights movement and the feminist movements changed America the way I look at things today. While researching for this essay I already knew that being gay or having gay thoughts does not make any man less of a man in the American society that we all live in. But the label of being gay did not happen overnight it was a series of men who fought for the right to be…

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    amongst women, and, in particular, the feminist movements. These feminist movements encouraged the subsequent female artists that followed to confront social and cultural issues, embracing the female aesthetic. Artists like Mendieta and Chicago took the baton passed to them and ran. Where Mendieta uses her body as a form of…

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    The feminist movement has changed American culture for the better. It is thanks to the hard work of many dedicated individuals that women enjoy the rights and freedoms they have today. If it weren’t for this concerted, effort women would still be kept to the home, unable to own property, obtain legal representation, control their rate of reproduction, or receive equal pay and wages. Even if women still aren’t on equal footing with men, they have made great societal progress through action and…

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