Day of Remembrance

Today is the National Day of Remembrance for U.S. residential schools. Unfortunately this day is not officially recognized by government, but it should be. This day is to be an annual commemoration to honor the children who died while attending residential schools and the survivors, families, and communities still affected. Read more…

LET’S TALK MMIW AND MORE

DONATE MMIW USA: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/deborahdenton1 Sovereign Bodies: https://www.sovereign-bodies.org/donate Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition: https://checkout.square.site/merchant/RWP4F0KDYQCYS/checkout/PI6RVCUXBBGC5EBNATF3YOON Black and Missing Foundation: https://blackandmissinginc.com/donate/ Sources: [1] https://www.justice.gov/archives/ovw/blog/protecting-native-american-and-alaska-native-women-violence-november-native-american [2] https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/addressing-epidemic-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls [3] https://www.rainn.org/statistics/victims-sexual-violence [4] https://www.wbaltv.com/article/examining-racial-disparities-in-the-search-for-missing-people-in-united-states/37681909# [5] https://blackandmissinginc.com/statistics/ [6] https://www.apa.org/pi/about/newsletter/2020/02/black-women-sexual-assault [7] https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2021/09/22/gabby-petito-missing-white-woman-syndrome-schiavocampo-newday-vpx.cnn\ [8] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_white_woman_syndrome [9] https://www.uihi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Missing-and-Murdered-Indigenous-Women-and-Girls-Report.pdf [10] https://www.instagram.com/p/CUFvArBJfJD/ [11] https://www.cdc.gov/women/lcod/2017/all-races-origins/index.htm [12] https://www.nativewomenswilderness.org/mmiw [13] https://iwpr.org/iwpr-issues/race-ethnicity-gender-and-economy/violence-against-black-women-many-types-far-reaching-effects/ TRANS PEOPLE MURDERED THIS Read more…

ABORTION IS A BASIC RIGHT

DONATE Further Reading [1] https://www.nationalpartnership.org/our-impact/blog/general/abortion-restrictions-hurt-women-of-color.html [2] https://www.guttmacher.org/gpr/2008/08/abortion-and-women-color-bigger-picture [3] https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/women/news/2018/08/23/455025/women-color-will-lose-roe-v-wade-overturned/ [4] https://www.equaltimes.org/anti-abortion-laws-a-war-against?lang=en#.YTdoetNKhUI [5] https://www.aclu.org/news/reproductive-freedom/your-mini-guide-to-discussing-abortion-rights-at-the-dinner-table?initms_aff=nat&initms_chan=soc&utm_medium=soc&initms=211125_repro_blog_tw&utm_source=tw&utm_campaign=repro&utm_content=211125_reproductiverights_blog&ms_aff=nat&ms_chan=soc&ms=211125_repro_blog_tw

Afghanistan

SIGN THE PETITION CALL YOUR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES DONATE International Rescue Committee Refugees International Women For Women Afghan Aid Doctors Without Borders FOLLOW Zahra Wakilzada Rustam Wahab  Afghan Aid Coalition Afghan WATCH View this post on Instagram A post shared by Blair Imani 🕊 (@blairimani) Further Reading: https://6abc.com/what-is-happening-in-afghanistan-news-taliban-kabul/10955430/