Trust Black Women*
Free Webinar with Marisol Jiménez and Desiree Adaway
From Harriet Tubman, who led over 300 people to freedom through the Underground Railroad and led an armed assault along the Combahee River during the Civil War, to activist authors bell hooks and Angela Davis organizing against white supremacist capitalist patriarchy and a radical vision of liberatory love… black women have known that white-led feminism would not ever set them free. But what has emerged from that realization – a black-led feminist/womanist movement – may just set us all free. So, what does it mean to “trust black women” – beyond the “good ally” conversation? And, most importantly, what does it mean to be a person that black women can trust?
Join in on a conversation with Marisol Jiménez and Desiree Adaway as they share their thoughts and emergent questions on the path of building relationships across race while living in a white supremacist society.
Tuesday, August 13
2 - 3 pm EST
Everyone who registers will get a recording of the webinar.
Registration is now closed for the live webinar.
You can click here for a recording and resources.
*On the origins of “Trust Black Women” from SisterSong:
SisterSong created the national Trust Black Women partnership in 2010 when racist and sexist anti-abortion billboards actually accused black women of genocide for obtaining abortions. The organization responded by convening a partnership of black women-led organizations to form Trust Black Women and defeat both the billboards and the proposed legislation to restrict abortion. The organization is now building the national Trust Black Women partnership to bring together black women-led organization members and individual black women members across the US who are working together to transform how the country views and treats black women. We are using powerful communications and events to eradicate stereotype and uplift black women’s voices… Joining forces with the Movement for Black Lives, we are spotlighting and addressing all of the intersecting oppressions in black women’s lives, and showing the country that we will be heard, that Black Lives Matter, and that it is past time for the US. to honor and Trust Black Women to lead our own free lives.
Visit trustblackwomen.org/our-roots for more.