mother’s day

Demand Freedom for Siwatu-Salama Ra

Apr 19, 2018
The 26-year-old environmental and racial justice activist was unjustly prosecuted and imprisoned, and now, in the third trimester of a high-risk pregnancy, is serving a mandatory two-year sentence.

The Anti-War Origins of Mother’s Day

May 8, 2016
In 1870, Julia Ward Howe responded to the horrors of the Civil War by issuing her "Mother's Day Proclamation," calling on women around the world to rise up and oppose war in all its forms. It would be decades before Americans officially began celebrating Mother's Day, and much of the original spirit of the proclamation has since been lost.
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