feminist mothers, flapper daughters @ the nation

Katha Pollitt writes:

“Young feminists, in short, are not like the ’20s flappers who repudiated Elizabeth Cady Stanton or their “I’m not a feminist, but…” apolitical descendants today. They’re claiming feminism—they just want a bigger place in it.”

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About jennifer williams

Jennifer D. Williams is a writer and professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies. She has published in academic journals and online at Ms.blog, PopMatters, among other sites. Jennifer is currently working on a book that looks at black women's urban literature between the Depression and the civil rights era.

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