Tribute to the Goddess of Soul

Many feminists have tried to claim Aretha Franklin as a woman’s rights activist. She was not. The “Goddess of Soul” was a civil rights activist. Still, the first names that jump at us are Dr. Martin Luther King or Senator John Lewis. If not those names, we would not be surprised to hear Rev. Jessie Jackson […]

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Top Five Representations of the Real Patriarchy

Let’s discuss my top five representations of the real patriarchy. A few years ago the mainstream media implanted the word “patriarchy” into the imprecise lexicon of everyday people. They delivered a new boogieman to the many socially and economically disenfranchised wives, daughters and even sisters of the global society claiming that their husbands, brothers, and fathers are rapey patriarchs who oppress them.