Did you catch our conversation with Arlington Reads featured author Rebecca Traister? You still have time!
During the conversation, Ms. Traister discusses her latest book “Good and Mad,” the story of female fury and its cultural significance, demonstrating its crucial role in women’s slow rise to political power in America, as well as the ways that anger is received when it comes from women as opposed to men.
More to Explore
If you are interested in learning more about the women and historical moments featured in “Good and Mad,” we have curated a book list, which spotlights the works of Gloria Steinem, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alicia Garza, and many more.
Take a deep dive into Traister's work with this YouTube playlist featuring speeches and conversations referenced throughout “Good and Mad.”
- Leymah Gbowee Discusses The Role of Women OnThe Front Lines of Peacebuilding
- Myisha Cherry Anger is not a bad word TEDxUofIChicago
- Patrisse Cullors and Angela Davis TimesTalks
- Emma Gonzalez's powerful March for Our Lives speech in full
- Congresswoman Lee’s AUMF Speech on 9/14/01
- Shirley Chisholm Declares Presidential Bid, January 25, 1972
- 1970s USA Women's Liberation Rally with Gloria Steinem
- Michelle Obama on being called an "angry black woman"
- Audre Lorde on Radical Care and Political Warfare
- Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” Performed by Kerry Washington
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