Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Something to Think About . . .


Related Off-site Links:
Senate Republicans Silence Elizabeth Warren Over Coretta Scott King Letter on Jeff Sessions – David Smith (The Guardian, February 7, 2017).
"Nevertheless, She Persisted" Becomes New Battle Cry After McConnell Silences Elizabeth Warren – Amy B Wang (The Washington Post, February 8, 2017).
Read the Letter Coretta Scott King Wrote Opposing Sessions’ 1986 Federal Nomination and That Got Sen. Elizabeth Warren Silenced – Bill Chappell (NPR News, February 8, 2017).
"It Made Me Feel We Were Back in the 1950s": Coretta Scott King Memoirist on the Silencing of Elizabeth WarrenDemocracy Now!, February 9, 2017).
The GOP’s New War on Women: Mitch McConnell, Elizabeth Warren and the Newly Empowered Sexism of the Right – Amanda Marcotte (Salon, February 8, 2017).
 The Silencing of Coretta Scott King is an Act of Systemic Racism – Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II (The Nation, February 8, 2017).
Mitch McConnell Inadvertently Coined the Latest Feminist Catchphrase: “She Persisted” – Christina Cauterucci (Slate, February 8, 2017).
Silencing Elizabeth Warren Backfires on Senate GOP – Eric Bradner (CNN, February 8, 2017).
13 Iconic Women Who Nevertheless Persisted – Jenavieve Hatch (The Huffington Post, February 7, 2017).

For previous Wild Reed posts on women who "nevertheless persist," see:
Vanessa Redgrave: Speaking Out
Glenda Jackson on the Oscars, Acting, and Politics
A Third Oscar for Glenda!
A Music Legend Visits the North Country
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Singing It and Praying It; Living It and Saying It
The Inspiring Brigid McDonald
The Inspirational Polly Mann Turns 90
Amy Goodman and the “Sacred Responsibility” of Listening
"The Movement of Love and Inclusion Has Just Been Unleashed"

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