Eradicating female genital mutilation means destroying capitalist colonialism

According to the World Heath Organization, there is an estimated 125 million girls and women throughout the world who have been subjected to a practice called female genital mutilation (FGM), a majority of whom lives in Africa and the Middle East. FGM is the removing or altering of the external genitalia of girls and young […]

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D.C. Black and Missing Town hall Draws Large Black Crowd
author, Yejide Orunmila - Caption: Locked out, the people wait to be let in to the Town Hall

I began hearing about the missing Black and Latinx girls at the beginning of March. My daughter, who was out of state at school, called me to express her concern about the missing girls from D.C. and Prince George’s County in Maryland. She was especially touched because one of them went to her old high […]

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ANWOs March Days of Action African Women’s Resistance: Organize, Recruit and Support

The month of March is known internationally (U.S., U.K., and Australia) as Women’s History Month. It was created to correspond with socialist-inspired International Women’s Day which takes place on the 8th of March. Historically, this day is tied to resistance movements of white women, although women from other nations have organized events and actions on […]

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20-year-old black woman runs for St. Petersburg, Florida City Council on platform of reparations and black community control of the police

On Monday, March 6, 2017, 20-year-old Eritha “Akilé” Cainion threw her hat into the race to become the next councilperson for District 6 in St. Petersburg. She made the announcement while standing in front of the recently shutdown St. Petersburg, Florida Walmart with her proud parents and a group of enthusiastic supporters. “I am 20 […]

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