Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

‘Woman Is the Nigger of the World’ by John Lennon released in U.S. 40 years ago today (1972)

(Monday, April 24, 1972) — The single Woman Is the Nigger of the World, a phrase originally coined by his wife Yoko Ono to point out women’s subservience to men and male chauvinism across all cultures and performed by ex-Beatle John Lennon (and Plastic Ono Band with Elephant’s Memory and The Invisible Strings), was released today in the U.S.