by Rebecca Walker
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An award-winning writer describes how she avoided becoming pregnant for some fifteen years due to a variety of circumstances and the transforming journey that ensued when she eventually elected to become a mother.
July 9, 2008 Author Rebecca Walker and her mother, novelist Alice Walker, had a very public falling out over what Rebecca calls her mother's "fanatical feminist views." Farai Chideya talks with Rebecca and psychologist Phyllis Chesler about motherhood, feminism, and forgiveness.
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May 11, 2007 Writer Rebecca Walker says her famous mother, novelist Alice Walker, taught her that a feminist should be wary of motherhood. But, Walker writes in her new memoir, "Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence, after 15 years of doubt she decided it was time to have a baby. She talks to host Farai Chideya about her pregnancy and thoughts on motherhood.
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