Gloria Steinem on finding connection

Gloria Steinem, “It’s important to say that the women’s movement was disproportionately pioneered by black women. These are not two different movements; they are profoundly connected. If you are going to continue racism, you have to control reproduction. And that means controlling women. A group called made these baby bead bracelets. On one, they spell “Imagine,” and on the other, they asked us to write what we want. I went with “Imagine” and “We are linked, not ranked.” But what we want in the future will only happen if we do it every day. So, kindness matters enormously. And empathy. Finding some point of connection.”


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