Episode 51: Saucy 80s Ladies and White Feminism

Once upon a time, saucy independent women roamed freely on network television. That was before the dark time, before #MeToo perpetrator Les Moonves took over CBS. Maya and Rebecca look back at TV’s feminist icons of the 80s and 90s – Murphy Brown, Julia Sugarbaker, the Golden Girls – and examine how they shaped & reflected the culture’s perception of feminism. And also how that white-centric version of feminism is riddled with problems.

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