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Unformatted text preview: street where about thirty percent of the families are African American, I didn’t even notice the difference until my cousin who lives in New Orleans pointed this out to me because it seemed weird to him, but for me and most people in my neighborhood, it is seen as the normal. Sexism is a problem that is becoming smaller and smaller in the United States today. Women are seen as more and more equal to men especially as the younger, more accepting generation begins to become prominent in the workplace and politics. IN my opinion, the biggest steps in women’s rights came with the birth control pill. Women became able to become prominent in the workplace because they went stuck at home having and taking care of children. This has made women more Wood 2 independent and able to fend for them. Women that can fend for them and have kids when they want to aren’t dependent on men, and are viewed as more and more equal in all aspects of life....
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- Spring '09
- Jim Crow Laws, Wood Dr. Dugan, Racism And Sexism