Brent Council Buckles Under International Pressure

Up until August 2016,  Kushinda Olanrewaju, Vice President of the African National Women’s Organization (ANWO) had been under serious attack by the state in London’s borough of Brent. We aren’t talking about the type of attacks, that make national headlines or draw international outrage, but the types of attacks that debilitate colonized African women in […]

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#BlackGirlsWrapWednesday

The #BlackGirlsWrapWednesday is a movement started by the African National Women’s Organization when our young organizers at Gibbs High School were told that they could not wear their African headwraps to school. 17-year-old Jelani Masozi  was told that her headwrap was a violation of school dress code and  was forced her to take it off […]

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Phoenix Protest – Solidarity with Kushinda

In solidarity with Kushinda Olanrewaju’s month-long protest against London Borough of Brent , the African National Women’s Organization Phoenix (ANWO PHX)  branch held a two-hour demonstration in front of Arizona Science Center. During the two hours, organizers passed out ANWO PHX’s branch  letter of support explaining the campaign.  There were many that attempted to avoid […]

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