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My life - My Story - Standing Up

I am born 76 summers back . My parents are neither white nor black They are Sanaathana Brahmins of Vedic stock My family is that of a middle class folk … Read More»

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Stumbling Desire: On My Feet for the Voiceless

I have always had access to recourse. I am a Caucasian American with educated and well-travelled parents, entering at birth into the ranks of the most privileged people on the planet. … Read More»

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Standing Up

Submitted on behalf of Anjum, who lives in a village with no internet or even electricity. … Read More»

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A Quiet Revival

In 1999 everything was falling in on me. The promises of a brave new world for modern women yawned empty. I was being left behind in the corporate race, elbowed aside for questioning. … Read More»

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This is a True Life Story the pain from a young lady in my community...

I am presently working back home in Liberia, I had worked for 2months, I walk this day and meet this lady a little over 36 years, the sun up so her smiles looks a bit unperdictable, Hi... … Read More»

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In Our Own Words, Standing Up

I was one of only three women projects officers in 1970 working for the Industrial Development Corporation (INDECO) in Lusaka, Zambia, where there were no no other females in management positions at t … Read More»

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Standing Up

The story was featured in local news yet again but this time it awoke something in me. … Read More»

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Yes, We Stood Up at the Right Moment!

Even the snow beneath our feet was trying to stop us when my sister and I were walking toward our aim, leaving our mother worried about us. … Read More»

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Time to stand. time to go

Time to stand, time to go … Read More»

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A White Woman's Awakening

Six years ago I began to write in the local press about racism in my country. I was fearful but knew the words needed to be said. … Read More»

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