Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Alice Walker and feminism

Alice Walker, author of “The Color Purple” was one of the most prominent radical feminists of her generation. Charles Colson writes:
…Alice Walker’s brand of feminism was the kind that taught that “motherhood was bout the worst thing that could happen to a woman.” So says her daughter, Rebecca, who suffered the consequences of that thinking. In a recent london Daily Mail article, Rebecca Walker reflected on the neglect she experienced with her divorced father across the country and her mother too busy for her, frequently leaving her alone for long periods as a teenager. With her mother’s knowledge—and even support—Rebecca became sexually active at 13 and had an abortion at 14. She was well aware that her mother thought of her as a burden
Read Colson’s short article on The Legacy of Radical Feminism on Hot Air.

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