Medical Madness: A Mother’s Choice Between A Child’s Care And Bankruptcy

By Sarah Kliff, -

Two years ago, 36-year-old Lindsay Clark was facing a terrible decision. Her 2-year-old daughter Lily had gotten into a small bottle of the anti-nausea drug Dramamine. “It had a child lock on it, [...]

‘For The Love Of Our Children’: Mothers Rise Up In Global March For Climate Action

By Jake Johnson, -

Marking International Mother's Day, thousands of moms took to the streets in London and across the world Sunday to demand transformative action on behalf of Mother Earth and their children, whose [...]

#FreeBlackMamas Bails Black Mothers From Jail For Mother’s Day

By Victoria Law, -

In 1870, abolitionist Julia Ward Howe issued her Mother’s Day proclamation: a call for mothers across the United States to end war. It was five years since the end of the Civil War and the [...]

Black Lives Matter Is Making Single Moms Homeowners

By Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, -

In May, Tiffany Brown and her children will move into a new home in the historic Black neighborhood of West Louisville, Kentucky. A single mother of three, Brown has spent most of her adult life [...]

Immigrant Mothers Are Staging Hunger Strikes To Demand Calls With Their Separated Children

By Debbie Nathan, -

AS THE JULY 26 deadline approaches for the government to reunite some 3,000 immigrant parents and children separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” program, one immigrant [...]

Grandmothers Of Plaza De Mayo: 41 Years Seeking Justice

By Staff, -

On April 30, 1977, a group of women met in the Plaza de Mayo in front of the Casa Rosada, the seat of government in the center of Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, after the disappearance of [...]

Poor People’s Campaign Gears Up For Mother’s Day Launch

By Sarah Anderson, -

I am not speaking about the poor. I am not speaking for the poor. I am the poor.” Claudia De la Cruz was speaking at an April 10 press briefing in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the Poor People’s [...]

5 Mothers Arrested At Maryland Statehouse Demanding Governor Take Action On Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, -

Five women blocked the doors of the Maryland Statehouse in Annapolis on Wednesday, demanding that Gov. Larry Hogan take immediate action to prevent construction of a gas pipeline and drilling [...]

Racism Is Literally Killing African-American Mothers

By Jessicah Pierre, -

At first glance, tennis star Serena Williams and the late activist Erica Garner don’t have much in common. They lived different lives on different ends of the socioeconomic spectrum. But as black [...]

US Capitalism Lets Children And Mothers Die

By W. T. Whitney, -

One of the authors of a recent study of U.S. children’s deaths told an interviewer that, “The U.S. is the most dangerous of wealthy, democratic countries in the world for children … Across all [...]

Baltimore Action Legal Team Joins National Mama’s Bail Out Day

By Charlene Dukes, -

By Charlene Dukes for BALT - BALTIMORE, MD — In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT) is joining a coalition of racial and criminal justice organizations across [...]

Mothers Demand Commonsense Gun Laws In 200 Rallies In 47 States

By Pamela Weymouth, -

By Pamela Weymouth for Social Earth - Orange is the color that hunters wear in the woods to avoid being shot by accident. Orange was the color worn by the mourning friends of Hadiya Pendleton, [...]

Alabama Mom’s Charges Are Dropped, But Only After Arduous Battle

By Nina Martin, -

By Nina Martin for Pro Publica - Sixteen months after her arrest, Katie Darovitz — one of at least 500 women prosecuted under Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation chemical endangerment law — has had [...]

CODEPINK Hosts Mother’s Day Peace Festival

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC – Peace activists, bands, music, art and community unity made a perfect recipe for a peace festival on Mothers Day weekend at the White House on [...]

Mothers In Resistance – ¡Berta Cáceres Vive!

By Lydia Simas, -

By Lydia Simas for Grassroots International - Berta Cáceres – indigenous, environmental, and human rights defender and fierce feminist who was assassinated in Honduras on March 3rd, 2016 – was, [...]

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