Tag: strong woman

New Group Poised to Challenge “War on Women”

Visit  Unite Against the War on Women click on your state and sign up for the rally in your state. Press Release from the site: –Virginia legislators recently tried to enact an invasive, mandatory “trans-vaginal ultrasound” measure for women seeking abortions. –In Mississippi, lawmakers took a cue from Virginia and are now pushing the same type…
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Johnnie Tillmon – Welfare is a Woman’s Issue

This article by NWRO founding mother Johnnie Tillmon, was published in MS. Magazine in 1972 I’m a woman. I’m a black woman. I’m a poor woman. I’m a fat woman. I’m a middle-aged woman. And I’m on welfare. In this country, if you’re any one of those things you count less as a human being.…
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My Mom the Feminist. (Black Feminism. What is it all about?)

I’m black. More specifically, I am a black male. I’ve always been interested in issues that affected the black community. I wasn’t raised by a single mother and my father was a part of my household. My mom was the leader of my family and had the attributes of a leader as well. She was…
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Remembering A Strong Woman

Jean Colman spent her career working to help lower-income women achieve fair treatment and dignity. The former Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition director died May 8 at the age of 59 after helping thousands of women improve their lives and inspiring countless others via Local News | Jean Colman, made a career helping low-income women |…
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