Poverty is Not Neglect and We are Not Powerless:
Mothers reclaim our children back from the child welfare industry.
Margaret Prescod takes mic from chief of police to credit decades of work by the Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders including family members. Claiming credit: CA Attorney General Brown, LA Mayor Vilaraigosa, LAPD Chief Beck, Police Commission’s Mack, Councilman Parks, Sheriff Bacca …
Just days after Israeli commandos murdered at least nine unarmed people on the Free Gaza Flotilla and wounded many others, Joan Armatrading played in Tel Aviv, lining her pockets with blood money, and ignoring calls from the Palestinian people and supporters around the world to respect the boycott.
GIVEN our debt to Haiti whose 1804 revolution led the way for the abolition of slavery in the Americas, defeating Napoleon’s Army, the most powerful of its day, and establishing the first Black republic; and
GIVEN that after the revolution Haiti gave refuge to Simon Bolivar, the liberator of Latin America, and gave him ships and fighters, and that Haiti intercepted slave ships and freed their human cargo; and
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
Speaking at The Life and Legacy of C.L.R. James Conference
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
More Guardian articles
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
Other countries we work with (so far...)
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KPFK's Margaret Prescod named Best Radio Personality - 2012 by OC Weekly!
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Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13