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Call the Midwife  // Posts tagged as "Call the Midwife"

24 May Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Why We Need a Good Feminist Rant

Why We Need a Good Feminist Rant

Why We Need a Good Feminist Rant

Discrimination is so deeply imbedded in U.S. Culture few of us notice from one day to the next. Even those of us who are experiencing it. Maybe we notice the headlines that blare at us when so many young Black men in a row are killed by police officers and their communities erupt in impotent […]

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10 Oct Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | 1 comment

Call the Midwife!

Call the Midwife!

Late in her life Jennifer Lee Worth wrote three books about her life as a midwife/nurse in the 1950s in London’s poverty ravaged East End.  The books, “Call the Midwife,” “Shadows of the Workhouse” and “Farewell to The East End” are a kind of 20th century mirror of the conditions written about by Charles Dickens.  […]

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