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By Irene I. Blea

Blea offers a synthesis of the women's background of local american citizens, Asians, African american citizens, and Latinas, and he or she examines the similarities and modifications between those ladies. From each one she extracts feedback on how one can advertise racial and ethnic tolerance.

After reading the backgrounds and studies of girl radicals, Blea seems to be at indigenous or local American girls and the effect of ecu colonization and domination. next chapters research African American ladies, Asian and Pacific Island ladies, and methods the stories of those teams can assist devise an method of therapeutic from intolerance. Of specific curiosity to scholars and different researchers concerned with girls and ethnic experiences, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and social welfare issues.

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Historically, the first allies of poor people appear to have been women. In the Southwest, several white nuns supported the Chicano civil rights movement. Women protested the fact that they could not gain admittance to certain schools, vote, or hold political office. They had to obey laws conceptualized and passed by men. For some women, this was unbearable. As early as the 1840s, two of the best-documented women, Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815– 1902) and Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), fought for equal rights, the right to vote, plus other social, political, and economic rights enjoyed by men.

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To assist in healing the nation from the ravages of racism, the feminist movement must quickly act to voice that racial discrimination is a feminist issue, just as poverty is a feminist issue. Women of color have to insist upon this. They have to challenge the privilege and often weak power base of white women to correct the perceptions of women of color and the wrongs this perception has done to them and their people. This will bring them more in step with what is happening globally. Women around the world are not going to respect, much less trust, white American feminists until they do this.

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