A Woman of Many Colors

I was very pleased to read your cover story but disappointed that amid the well-deserved attention being paid to the American woman, she is continually displayed as white or simply all-encompassing [Oct. 26]. As an African-American woman, I am all too aware that feminism has not been inclusive of the issues of women of color--who have long been heads of household, sole or co-breadwinners, single parents, and caregivers to children and seniors. While many of our white counterparts were fighting for workplace equality, we were already working--as their maids and nannies, as well as outside the...

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