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Doing It My Way

How Author Joan Morgan Raised Her Son to Be a Feminist

The pioneering writer of ‘When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost’ says you can’t just write about your feminism. You must also live it.

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Joan Morgan, courtesy of herself.

In her writing, Joan Morgan tells it like it is. Her 1999 debut book, When Chickenheads Come Home

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