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Cady Stanton

The Seneca Falls Convention, held on July 19 and 20, 1848, is traditionally the event used to mark the beginning of feminism in the United States.

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TIMELINE of feminism

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In the United States of America

appearance of the feminist movement

Women are able to vote

XIX century

Black women fight too

Third wave

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Feminists of that time are called by some authors social feminists, although this expression is criticized by others. They seek to improve society and fight against alcoholism, prostitution and for peace or consumer protection.

Women were granted the right to vote and to stand for election.

It leads to the progressive flow of feminism. On the contrary, the associations of black women fighting against discrimination persist. The conservatism of the 1920s and 1930s was accepted by many women who no longer saw the need to fight for equal rights.

In the 1960s, feminism regained the energy deployed during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.

"Black feminism" claims a special point of view of African-American women both on feminism in general, and on the struggles against racial segregation.

Born in the 1960s and 1970s as members of Generation X and grounded in the civil-rights advances of the second wave, third-wave feminists embraced diversity and individualism in women and sought to redefine what it meant to be a feminist

Rosa Park

You should never be afraid of what you are doing when you are doing the right thing



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She became famous on December 1, 1955, in Montgomery by refusing to give up her place to a white passenger on the bus.

She became an iconic figure in the struggle against racial segregation in the United States, which earned her the nickname "mother of the civil rights movement" from the US Congress. Rosa Parks later fought against racial segregation with Martin Luther King.

In the absence of a redefinition of recurring concepts within certain black discourses, such as patriarchy and masculinity, black feminist thought will only be able to remain on the sidelines of gender relations within the racial group.

In conclusion :


Feminists around the world have fought for people of all genders to be able to make choices about their own bodies, access their own money, and exercise their right to self-determination. As a society, we need to accept that people do different things for different reasons, often making choices that others might not. Prescribing our morals onto unwilling people isn’t protection. Feminists support decriminalizing sex work.



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