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“Zozo” Laird

Laird, Zodwa Ellen Henrietta, NY: Aug. 24, 2014. Affectionately known to many as “Zozo” was born on Dec. 22, 1941 in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. She was the First Born of 7 children to the late Sergent C. Zimba & Nobayeni D. Zimba. A loving wife, mother, sister, auntie and political activist. She is survived … Continue reading »

Lucinda Sangree

Cindy Sangree died this morning. Her activism will long be remembered by those who knew her, including a number of rebels. Here is a video interview she did for the Online archive of the  Women’s Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice, 1982-2006 Watch video  

Rochester Responds to “Operation Save America” Targeting Rochester-area Reproductive Health Care Providers

Dear Rochester Reproductive Justice Advocates: We are pleased to invite pro-choice supporters interested in volunteering to join us for a Legal Observation training at the First Unitarian Church on 220 S. Winton Road, on Thursday, July 18th and Monday July 22nd, from  7 – 9PM. As many of you know, national anti-abortion extremist group Operation Save … Continue reading »

Operation Save America Headed to Rochester This Summer

by Eleanor J. Bader, RH Reality Check Operation Save America’s 2013 plans include a week of protests in Rochester, New York. Since its founding in 1992, Operation Save America (OSA) has designated particular cities for its annual anti-abortion, anti-contraception, and anti-woman protests. This year OSA members are calling their actions “gospel raids,” and plans include … Continue reading »

Bettye Lane Photojournalist

“Bettye Lane, a photojournalist who gained wide recognition for her rich trove of pictures documenting the feminist movement in the 1970s and ’80s, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. She was 82” The New York Times You can see some of her photos at Bettye Lane Photojournalist