We are very saddened to learn of the passing of Mabel Williams, the legendary African-American activist, who, with her husband Robert F. Williams, fought for and carried out the right of armed self-defense against the vicious attacks of the Ku Klux Klan, militantly represented the liberation struggle of her people during exile in Cuba, China, and Africa, and continued her active lifelong engagement in social justice struggles upon their return to the US. Although often overshadowed by her husband, Mabel Williams has made lifelong contributions in her own right and this needs to be recognized and celebrated.We’ve had the good fortune to work closely with Mabel on several documentaries and events, and we’re honored to present audio and video clips in special tribute. (http://www.freedomarchives.org/Mabel.html) Our thoughts and support is with the Williams family.
Rest in Power Mabel Williams
Services for Mabel Williams will be held in Detroit and Monroe, NC:
In Detroit services will be held Friday April 25th at Saint Paul AME Church – Family Hour from 2-2:30 and the Funeral will be at 2:30pm.
In Monroe – The viewing will be at the Harris Funeral Home – Sunday April 27th 12-7pm and the Internment will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery – Monday April 28th at 11am.