H.P., F.L., K.A., K.J., T.P., R.C.
*I can’t help but wonder what you all think about this r kelly mess. That he’s innocent? That what I’ve been trying to tell you all about Asere and his manipulation is different? That these women are adults and free to choose?*
All — (and please pass on to anyone I’ve missed here): Continue reading Your Collective
I’m not saying anything new!
Misogyny, patriarchy, machismo, chauvinism, sexism…in activism and movement work is nothing new and bigger than Brooklyn activist/organizer Asere Bello.
Take a look — and do some research of your own.
“Voices of Color – Invisible Women – Sexism in the Black Panther Party
The energizing and fundamental role women play in revolutionary organizations came home to me afresh as I read recent memoirs by Elaine Brown and David Hilliard, both former leaders in the Black Panther Party.
The two authors show us the reasons for the party’s spectacular rise – and also its agonizing fall. Their books reveal, directly or indirectly, how sexism helped destroy the Panthers.” Via http://socialism.com/drupal-6.8/?q=node/2291
Continue reading Misogyny and Movements – Invisible Women