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Betty Frieden was one of the leading influences (arguably the starting one) in women's rights. She argued for gender equality everywhere— from the workplace to the home—and argued against conventional norms expected of a wife. This woman meant business in her fight for women... as long as you were white and middle class. Was Betty wise for taking baby steps before pushing for total reform, or was she prejudiced against minorities?

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