Like Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement? The Civil War? Ghengis Khan? The Vietnam War? The Korean War? Hiroshima and the Pacific Theatre? The Suffragates? Joan D’Arc? Greco-Roman history? The discovery of the new world? How Native Americans got screwed? Nelson Mandela? Mother Teresa? Susan B. Anthony? Amelia Earhart? Marilyn Munroe? Pocahontas? Harriet Tubman? Elton John? Queen? Oprah Winfrey? The Virgin Mary? Andy Warhol?
Those “straight white men”?
At least she didn’t use “because it’s HIS-tory, not HER-story”.
Yes, all of those things/people are famous for people defying rich straight white men, accept Genghis Khan and Andy Warhol. A narrow perspective of world history through war and Western consumerism does not an argument make.
a social reality that denies sensitivity, and encourages
aggression, competition and mistrust. A social reality
that demands human beings sacrifice the totality of their
possibilities for an image of themselves, and to sell that
image in exchange for acceptance. A social reality that
casts women into the role of slave to the slaves." -