Leaders Who Are Women of Color: Take a Deep Breath

"There are days it is hard for me to get out of bed, the stress is literally killing me," Valery Jean says as she quickly mentions that she spent two weeks dealing with a near death experience. Jean and her almost exclusively women of color staff have been attending transformational organizing trainings with Social Justice […]

South African Women March; U.S. Women Worry

(WOMENSENEWS)–CheersThousands of women and veterans in South Africa celebrated Women’s Day on Aug. 9 by re-enacting South Africa’s historic Women’s March of 1956, when more than 20,000 women gathered to protest laws that restricted black movement in white-controlled areas during apartheid, the Johannesburg Mail and Guardian reported.Earlier this year, Present Thabo Mbeki called upon South […]