As the second Women’s March looms, Jewish voices are pushing a drumbeat against its leaders, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez, trying to discredit them and attack Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan.
The Women’s March is scheduled for Jan. 19, 2019 in Washington D.C., and other cities around the globe. It is the third year for this mass protest against the ugly misogyny, sexism, racism and corruption of the administration of President Donald Trump and gender inequality.
The oxymoronic truth about the Women’s March and its anti-Trump bent: The march would not have been necessary, except that White women put him in office. A majority of White female voters put the Groper in Chief in the White House. That led to tension from the inception of the march, along with its first organizers attempt to steal the name Million Woman March, a successful effort by Black women in 1997 in Philadelphia that followed the historic 1995 Million Man March in Washington, D.C.
Mallory, Sarsour, and Perez, who represent in their persons the majority of women who voted against Mr. Trump, stepped into the space. They challenged their White sisters to look in the mirror at their role in supporting toxic masculinity represented by the incoming president.
They were also veteran activists with organizations, contacts and a track record for opposing injustice, sexism and racism. They helped make the march a tremendous success and give it an inclusive look and an inclusive orientation. Indeed, many non-White women were inclined not to participate in the march if it had lily White leadership. Read more...
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