Even the Best of Us Are Not as Open as We Think We Are

My response to Barack Obama’s article in Glamour, August 4, 2016 on What a Feminist Looks Like – http://www.glamour.com/story/glamour-exclusive-president-barack-obama-says-this-is-what-a-feminist-looks-like I appreciate the progress Obama has made and – – – “he is not there yet!”  If the title had been “This is what a Black Male Feminist Looks Like,” I would have been truly impressed […]

No Shock to Women Here

When I was active in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s (my family was always active in civil rights!), and later with the second wave feminists in the 1970’s and 1980’s (we also were always feminist coming from a Cherokee line of strong women), I repeatedly noticed out loud that my observation was that […]

Racism and All of Us

Ok. Let’s talk about racism since it is such a hot topic now thanks to so many including Hillary and Trump. I’m glad that the issue is coming up in the public conversation because it, like sexism, has never really been dealt with. First of all, I want to say that racism and discrimination are […]