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September 2018 Related Resources: Stories of Strong Women (Part Two)

 Wanting to dig deeper into one of our selections? We research related resources -- articles, videos, and more -- to help you expand your knowledge beyond the pages of our selections.

Wanting to dig deeper into one of our selections? We research related resources -- articles, videos, and more -- to help you expand your knowledge beyond the pages of our selections.


Our resources this week focus on two of our September selections, Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider and Jessica Spotswood’s The Radical Element.  All of our topics give a great springboard to dive deeper into topics discussed in these selections, including multiple viewpoints.  

RESOURCES RELATED TO SISTER OUTSIDER

Lavelle Porter writes an open letter to Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider.

Audre Lorde explains her perspective of being a “black lesbian feminist” in this essay.

RESOURCES RELATED TO THE RADICAL ELEMENT

The Radical Element is #2 The first installment is called A Tyranny of Petticoats.

Learn more about Carrie Buck and the forced sterilization of women based on mental and physical health in this interesting and heartbreaking article.

We were pleasantly surprised to read about so many “undercover” female spies during the Civil War, much like Lady Firebrand. Learn about some women whose names are not quite as famous as Harriet Tubman or Elizabeth Van Lew right here!

Check out the courage it took for Rebecca Gratz to start the first Jewish Sunday School in Philadelphia.

Read journal entries from several Nauvoo Mormons about the conflict that occured in Illinois.  You can even learn more about Eliza Snow, who was an actual person in history.