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Over 250 DC Women Expected to Participate in Grassroots Anti-Harassment Bike Event This Saturday, 10/19

“19th Amendment  Alleycat” will benefit local anti-street harassment group, Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS) Washington, DC — This Saturday, October 19, over 250 women are expected to participate in “19th Amendment Alleycat,” or what might be the District’s first all-women alleycat. Organized by two women bikers who are active in the city’s cycling community, […]

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PHOTOS: Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda

The National Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (NACWOLA) in Uganda was founded in 1992 to be of service to women and children infected or affected by HIV and AIDS. Over the years NACWOLA grew from just a drama group, drawing more and more women, reaching more and more families.  Florence Baluba the director of […]

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The Activist Who Never Thought She’d Be President

“You need to do something with your hair,” my friend said hesitantly. I blinked, my feminist principles assaulted. During my decade as a grassroots activist and campaign operative, I’d kept it real with blue jeans, simple hair, and no makeup. Well, now, casual wasn’t cutting it, because I was running to be the first African-American […]

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