Museum of Women's Resistance (MoWRe)

Museum of Women's Resistance (MoWRe) MoWRe promotes transnational and black feminist histories and traditions, with focus on women's demonstrated capacity to reach accross chasms of race, class, sexual identity, geography and relition to build resistance and social movements

The Museum of Women's Resistance (MoWRe) examines the diversity, dynamism, and global influence of women of African descent and cultures over time in the realms of family, work, community, nations and the natural environment. MoWRe's year-round exhibitions and programs include historical and contemporary objects, as well as commissioned art, sculptures, textiles, and pottery. Video and sound stations provide selections from historical and contemporary interviews, literature, proverbs, prayers, folk tales, songs, and oral epics from the African continent as well as the African Diaspora. MoWRe has a special focus on promoting Transnational as well as Black Feminist histories and traditions, and is especially interested in promoting women's demonstrated capacity to reach across chasms of race, class, sexual orientation, geography, and religion to mount resistance and build movements for social justice.

07/08/2019
Black Women's Blueprint

Every year around the time of so-called Independence Day, Black Women's Blueprint would visit and sit with Grand-Lady Recy Taylor, in Abbeville Alabama to discuss what this country owes to Black women and to every survivor no matter their identity. One of her most powerful answers: 'to outlive them all".

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA....RECY TAYLOR!

Black Women's Blueprint
07/08/2019

Black Women's Blueprint

Welcome to Virginia....Yes...We’re still out here!!!!!
Committed to the Journey of Sisterhood!!!
#SistaVan
#DonateToday

07/06/2019
Black Women's Blueprint

Black Women's Blueprint

Black Women's Blueprint takes Mobile Reproductive Justice, Sexual Health and Survivor Support Van to Essence- Essence Festival. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT. DONATE WHAT YOU CAN: $1, $10, $50 OR ANY AMOUNT TODAY AND RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT. *Sistas Van is in NOLA. *Getting to know our communities. *Engaging in mutual support *Confidential counseling *Empowering all who need it, with trauma and healing resources * Sistas supporting Sistas Van. Boots on the ground in NOLA #SistasVan #CausingAFUSS #WhatWouldYouGive

TAKE ACTION! Survivors Need Doulas http://p0.vresp.com/mPMtIe
06/21/2019
TAKE ACTION! Survivors Need Doulas

TAKE ACTION! Survivors Need Doulas http://p0.vresp.com/mPMtIe

There are over 32,00 pregnancies resulting from rape each year in the United States according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Doulas help reduce the impact of trauma on survivors in labor and delivery. Doulas ensure survivors' rights are respected.

Hands Off Our Bodies 32000 Rapes and Abortion Bans http://p0.vresp.com/egHRuA
06/06/2019
Hands Off Our Bodies 32000 Rapes and Abortion Bans

Hands Off Our Bodies 32000 Rapes and Abortion Bans http://p0.vresp.com/egHRuA

We also already know that financial resources to counter this violence are extremely limited and constrained, but our commitment to justice endures. We will not back down and we will not be silent. Stand with us. Donate $3, $7, or $10 Today

Black Women United YEG
02/08/2019
Black Women United YEG

Black Women United YEG

Trigger warning: sexual violence

The abuse and exploitation of Black Women & Girls is a pathology internal to our community.

Its origins, however, are external.

Here is a history lesson many do not want exposed. It's humiliating.

Reaching through humiliation for the truth is important.

We can't heal what we can not name.

Dr. Vanessa C Tyson and The Courage to Speak of Rape http://p0.vresp.com/3Efwsb
02/07/2019
Dr. Vanessa C Tyson and The Courage to Speak of Rape

Dr. Vanessa C Tyson and The Courage to Speak of Rape http://p0.vresp.com/3Efwsb

What we are witnessing in Virginia and on the national stage is the repetition of the same story which will only end when we begin to lean into a Black imperative of “never-again.” From the vantage point of Black Women’s Blueprint, these disclosures, stories of violation, will only end when we...

12/04/2018
Museum of Women's Resistance (MoWRe)'s cover photo
09/24/2018

Museum of Women's Resistance (MoWRe)'s cover photo

TAKE ACTION TODAY 20 Days to VAWA Expiration | Give to the March for Black WomenVAWA expires in 20 days! This historic l...
09/10/2018

TAKE ACTION TODAY
20 Days to VAWA Expiration | Give to the March for Black Women

VAWA expires in 20 days! This historic legislation created new penalties to help end domestic violence, sexual assault and other kinds of violence against women! We #MarchForBlackWomen because we will not live in fear!#M4BW #VAWACountdown #20Days

We Marching for Black girls, Black Women, gender non confirming and non binary folks in our communities, Black women cis-and-trans- identified. Will you March with us? Will you Rise Up with US?

08/11/2018
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

During the Civil War, Tubman served as a spy, nurse, and cook for Union Forces. In 1863, she helped free more than 700 African Americans during a raid in South Carolina—a feat that earned her the nickname "General Tubman."

Tubman guided Union soldiers along the Combahee River to capture Confederate land. Tubman became the first woman to lead an armed assault during the Civil War. She went on to work on similar missions with the famed Massachusetts 54th Infantry before spending the final years of the war tending to injured soldiers. A century after Tubman’s significant role in South Carolina, a newly formed black feminist group took the name Combahee River Collective in her honor––paying honor to Tubman’s work later in her life as a powerful advocate for women’s suffrage. Born Araminta Ross, she escaped the bonds of slavery as a young woman in the early 1800s. She returned to the South many times as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad to lead other African Americans to freedom. She later earned the nickname “Moses,” a biblical reference alluding to the Book of Exodus, and the story of the prophet Moses leading the Hebrews to freedom out of Egypt.

Watch our Hidden Herstory video to learn more about the long history of African American women as freedom fighters! #APeoplesJourney #HiddenHerstory

THE GIRL ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. NEVER PASS HER BY http://p0.vresp.com/OFjnhb
07/05/2018
THE GIRL ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. NEVER PASS HER BY

THE GIRL ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. NEVER PASS HER BY http://p0.vresp.com/OFjnhb

As survivors of violence, our bodies are constantly on the line as we fiercely pursue truth and healing even in the face of increasingly racist and sexist repression and backlash. We also already know that financial resources to counter this violence are extremely limited and constrained, but o...

Black Women's Blueprint
05/20/2018

Black Women's Blueprint

We go forward with deep reverence from the site where the marker lives to commemorate the story of Mary Turner’s legacy of resistance.

We are full with humility, inspiration, deep gratitude and reflection for the community we shared with the family of Mary Turner today.

Our work continues, the preservation of Black women’s stories continues, the storm and crusade to end violence against Black women and girls and their unborn children continues.

The photo below was taken at the Webb Miller Community Church where we sat in prayer just before going to the site where Mary Turner was killed.

We remain deeply grounded in the work of truth, justice, healing, and reconciliation.

#HonorBlackWomen

05/20/2018
Black Women's Blueprint

Black Women's Blueprint

Black Women’s Blueprint Assistant Executive Director, Sevonna Brown, speaking to the descendants of Mary Turner, Community, and Family at the Webb Miller Community Church. #HonorBlackWomen

04/27/2018
Cosby Watch We Ride to PA for What Survivors Deserve http://p0.vresp.com/FjllI6
04/02/2018
Cosby Watch We Ride to PA for What Survivors Deserve

Cosby Watch We Ride to PA for What Survivors Deserve http://p0.vresp.com/FjllI6

As survivors of violence, our bodies are constantly on the line as we fiercely pursue truth and healing even in the face of increasingly racist and sexist repression and backlash. We also already know that financial resources to counter this violence are extremely limited and constrained, but o...

02/27/2018
02/03/2018
The Root

The Root

Happy Black History Month!

Reminder: Black labor built this country for free:

Black Women's March Shuts Down R. Kelly http://p0.vresp.com/JOB32s
01/24/2018
Black Women's March Shuts Down R. Kelly

Black Women's March Shuts Down R. Kelly http://p0.vresp.com/JOB32s

A Time of Reckoning: The March for Black Women is a momentous work commemorating Black Women’s Blueprint’s historic March for Black Women on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the nation’s capital—the largest mass mobilization in the U.S. centered on Black women since the 1997 Million Woman Mar...

When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in 1958 to get out of french colonial empire, and opted for the country independence,...
11/03/2017
14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization

When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in 1958 to get out of french colonial empire, and opted for the country independence, the french colonial elite in Paris got so furious, and in a historic act of fury the french administration in Guinea destroyed everything in the country which represented what they called the benefits from french colonization.

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09/15/2017
March for Black Women

March for Black Women

Love Black Women and Girls on Purpose.
#MarchforBlackWomen
Sept 30, 2017
Washington D.C.

If They Come for Me in the Morning http://p0.vresp.com/mrq1bL
09/08/2017
If They Come for Me in the Morning

If They Come for Me in the Morning http://p0.vresp.com/mrq1bL

We have been the conveners of the first Truth Commission ever to focus on Black women in the U.S. and their historical and contemporary experiences with rape/sexual assault.  Black Women's Blueprint is a lead organizer for the amazing and groundbreaking City Wide Gender Justice Campaign - Cities for...

No more imperialist, capitalist, white supremacist patriarchy http://p0.vresp.com/nqUwtn
08/15/2017
No more imperialist, capitalist, white supremacist patriarchy

No more imperialist, capitalist, white supremacist patriarchy http://p0.vresp.com/nqUwtn

Black Women’s Blueprint (BWB) is a Black feminist organization and a movement to place Black women's lives and their particular struggles with gender-violence squarely within the context of the larger racial justice concerns of our communities so that all members gain social, political and economic…

See You at The Words of Fire Conference: The Black Feminist Call for Social Justice http://p0.vresp.com/ZqzhpY
02/24/2017
See You at The Words of Fire Conference: The Black Feminist Call for Social Justice

See You at The Words of Fire Conference: The Black Feminist Call for Social Justice http://p0.vresp.com/ZqzhpY

On the One-Year Anniversary of the Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Sexual Assault we honor the work of the contributors to Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought edited by Beverly Guy-Sheftall, as well as the Black feminist shapeshifters and waymakers w...

Black Women's Blueprint Will March on Washington http://p0.vresp.com/PxvXc8
01/09/2017
Black Women Resist and March on Washington

Black Women's Blueprint Will March on Washington http://p0.vresp.com/PxvXc8

We march as a call to the people of this nation and the world to take proactive steps to organize and resist any form of discrimination or violation of human rights today, in the first 100 days and the next four years. End the structural violence which continues to claim the lives of too many women,...

11/08/2016
Essence

Essence

Here's a chilling reminder of the things Black people endured in order for us to have the right to vote: http://trib.al/cEDocYS #OurVoteCounts

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Wednesday 10:30 - 17:30
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