Happy International Women’s Month!! In addition to showcasing some dynamic images from items we’ve recently catalogued, we’d also like to highlight the life, words and ideas of Vicki Ama Garvin. Vicki was an ardent labor organizer, Pan-Africanist, and crusader for racial justice. You can learn more about her political work, internationalism and specifically her time in China by taking a look at the full text links below.

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Memorial Celebration for the Life and Work of Vicki Ama Garvin

Red Star Over China – A Speech by Vicki Garvin

Also be sure to come out to the Roxie(SF) this upcoming Sunday for a one-time showing of 100 Years From Mississippi – a wonderful film by longtime comrade Tarabu about his mother’s life and return to Mississippi over 100 years after being displaced by racial violence.

As always we appreciated your support!

Full page spread from Liberation News Service (Photo Credit Lois Bass and Meta Sylvester) of images and text related to stereotypes of women.
Liberation News Service – Credit Lois Bass and Meta Sylvester
Full Page spread from Midnight Special Prisoners News (Vol. 5-6)  with images of women's resistance and a poem by Assata Shakur.
Midnight Special Prisoners News (Vol. 5-6)