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Mothers Day History

The Radical Feminist Roots Of Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.08.2014 | Religion

The only thing better than the sweet and sentimental Mother's Day is its radical feminist history steeped in religious values. The American incarna...

The Radical History Of Mothers Day

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 07.11.2013 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Although I've never seen it on a pastel flowered greeting card, Mother's Day honors a progressive feminist, inclusive, non-violent vision for world community

Get Ready to GET VERSED

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 07.17.2012 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

The care we give children is returned tenfold by our young people, and their talents and generous hearts will make a better world for us all.

Battle Hymn of the Pacifist Mom: A Mother's Day Peace Proclamation From Author of Battle Hymn of the Republic, Julia Ward Howe

Cynthia Wachtell | Posted 07.05.2011 | Books
Cynthia Wachtell

With war still ongoing in Afghanistan and American fighter planes now flying over the Libyan desert, let's make Julia Ward Howe and the pacifist origins of Mother's Day a part of our holiday celebration.