The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance at SPELMAN COLLEGE in Atlanta recently hosted a Faces of Feminism panel. Over 300 people turned out to the event, which was co-sponsored by the FMLA and the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The panel included six diverse faces of feminism, including one of FMF’s own Campus Organizers. The event generated tremendous interest in the FMLA, and the group successfully used it as an opportunity to recruit new members.
11/25/2014 Marissa Alexander Has Accepted a Plea Deal - Marissa Alexander, the woman imprisoned for firing a warning shot in the presence of her abusive husband, chose to accept a plea deal Monday with the state of Florida, pleading guilty to three felony counts of aggravated assault.
As part of the plea deal, Alexander received three years imprisonment, but she will be credited for the time she's spent behind bars. . . .
11/24/2014 The City of Louisville Has Overwhelmingly Approved a CEDAW Resolution - The city of Louisville, Kentucky approved a resolution that will use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) as a framework for all future policy aimed at ending gender-based discrimination.
Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh introduced the resolution, which passed overwhelmingly on November 6. . . .