The Secret Sisterhood: An Overview of the Role of Women in the White Supremacy Movement

By Judith M. Babnich.

Published by The International Journal of Diverse Identities

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Published online: May 25, 2016 $US5.00

Since the early days of the Ku Klux Klan, when women were not allowed membership into the organization and were relegated to subservient roles such as ladies auxiliaries, women activists have been a minority in the white supremacy movement. In today’s world, the role of women has dramatically increased and many women have taken on prominent roles even starting their own groups, such as the Women for Aryan Unity. This article explores the evolution of women and presents an overview of their role in the white supremacy movement.

Keywords: Racism, Violence, Women for Aryan Unity, White Supremacy

International Journal of Diverse Identities, Volume 16, Issue 3, September 2016, pp.1-10. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: May 25, 2016 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 724.712KB)).

Dr. Judith M. Babnich

Professor, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, USA