REBEL YELL: 10 Nasty Women Who Shaped American History

Posted: July 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

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A roundup of some American women who’ve been making change happen and getting shit done—always on their own terms—and always in the face of BS from the boys. Venus and Serena Williams, Emma Goldman, Angela Davis, Josephine Baker, Queen Lili‘uokalani, Dolores Huerta . . .

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Source – yesmagazine.org

“…Dolores Huerta: She and Cesar Chavez worked side by side, co-founding the United Farm Workers union and organizing the labor movement in California and beyond. It was Dolores who directed the 1965 Delano grape boycott, and her work as a political advocate has resulted in the passage of a number of significant labor protections for farm workers”:

(10 Nasty Women Who Shaped American History – By Kate Schatz)

Before Trump ever called Clinton a “nasty woman,” these fierce ladies were getting it done—in the face of B.S. from the boys.

“Nasty women are tough. Nasty women are smart. And nasty women vote.” —Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Here’s one way to look at this election: The upside to a certain candidate’s rampant misogyny is that we get amazing feminist memes, like #NastyWomenGetItDone, that allow us a platform for conversations about serious issues that affect women. While…

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