Works Cited, douglas, Emily Taft. We maintain that a woman possessing an adequate knowledge of her reproductive functions is the best judge of the time and conditions under which her child should be brought into the world. Viney, Wayne; King,. Among those who endured much suffering were women. Reprinted in Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1975 isbn. According to the Black genocide movement, Sanger worked in cahoots with the Ku Klux Klan and the Nazis to advance a theory of White supremacy and forced sterilization. When motherhood and children are free, we then can go hand in hand toward the emancipation of the human race (Sanger-Fight, 40). Sanger had written, We dont want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members. Yet we also knew that the existence of solutions would not automatically operate to alter conditions. That which should be a blessing becomes a curse for parent and child.
This was even more true in the case of lower-class men for whom, sex was the poor mans only luxury (Douglas, 31). To personality Types create a race of thoroughbreds This remark, again attributed originally to Sanger, was made. I am happy to be the recipient of the Margaret Sanger Award and I can assure you that this distinct honor will cause me to work even harder for a reign of justice and a rule of love all over our nation. But there is no evidence that Sanger, or the Federation, intended to coerce Black women into using birth control. They have a special and urgent concern. They are instinctively sympathetic to all who offer methods that will improve their lives and offer them fair opportunity to develop and advance as all other people in our society. Finally we had to be prepared to accept all the consequences involved in dramatizing our grievances in the unique style we had devised. Her arguments persuaded middle-class women, both Black and white, to use birth control when available.2. Margaret Sanger and the Refugee Department. Shortly after, she began challenging medical ignorance. Like we, she was a direct actionist a nonviolent resister.