In this chapter, Carnes details oppression experienced by the early New England colonists. In particular, he chronicles Mary Dyer’s path from a once uncomfortably conforming Puritan to an outspoken Quaker unshaken by threats, banishment and even death.
In this poem, the speaker traces the senseless killings taking place abroad and at home, with a particular focus on the African-American community. The speaker also calls communities to action to "grow our hope and heal our hearts" in order to live together in peace.
Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered this speech at the United Nations International Human Rights Day on December 6, 2011. The day commemorates the UN's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The feminist organization Redstockings was founded in New York in 1969 on the premise that women were oppressed by male supremacy. Their manifesto calls for female class consciousness and a fight for liberation.