Misogyny and Movements – Invisible Women

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

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