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, [...]

May 9, 1858: Mother’s Day For Peace

By Julia Ward Howe and Gary Kohls, -

By Julia Ward Howe and Gary Kohls for Zinn Education Project and Common Dreams - Mother’s Day began as a call to action to improve the lives of families through health and peace. Ann Jarvis of [...]

Mothers Of Plaza De Mayo Reject Obama’s Visit To Argentina

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - The head of Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, Hebe de Bonafini, described the visit of President Obama to Argentina as "a mockery of the historical memory of the Argentine [...]

Mothers Going To Washington DC To March Against Police Brutality

By John Zangas, -

Moms are coming to Washington DC to tell the Obama Administration a few things: their children are the nation’s children and they don’t want to lose any more of their sons and daughters to police [...]