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Daring to Speak of Black Women

Decades after Michele Wallace angered readers of ‘Black Macho,’ a new generation of African-American feminists embraces her

Stacy Long

Michele Wallace
July 06, 2015 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Visitors arriving at the Englewood, N.J., home of Michele Wallace are greeted by a sun-bleached label on the front door: "This is what a real feminist looks like."

On a snowy late morning in January, the 63-year-old scholar, who teaches English at...

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