foremother foremother

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman ancestor

Usage(s):

  • In this, she is the foremother of the separatist wing of feminism today: the battle for the vote was for her a battle for the bedroom.

News

  • Library hosts Ida B. Wells program

    Library hosts Ida B. Wells program: Dr. Nancy Huse will present “Ida B. Wells: Our Fearless American Foremother” 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St. The program is free and no registration is required.
    on April 18, 2014     Source: Quad-City Times

Quotes

  • "Del was a courageous champion who without question is the foremother of the current lesbian and gay rights movement. I am proud I was able to serve with her on the NOW Board when I was president. Her inspirational work moved the cause of equality...
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Eleanor Smeal Source: Ms. Magazine

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indigent indigent
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