It’s been a hard 4th of July with discoveries of more crimes against children and families, and a mockery of our country by a president who avoided armed forces. Consider what a long time NOW member wrote about how her views of Independence Day have changed. “As our nation celebrated the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a peculiar feeling came over me. One I’d never felt before on the 4th of July. I felt…left out. Definitely as if I was on the outside looking in.” -KRL
The Fayetteville Chapter of NOW is holding their 20th annual Susan B. Anthony Birthday Celebration. In 2019, they are honoring Fayetteville Police Chief Gina Hawkins, who is the first woman and first minority to serve in the permanent position of police chief for Fayetteville. The event is Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Please register in advance.
Two great feminist plays coming right up in Raleigh – “What We’re Up Against” on gender discrimination in the workplace and The Vagina Monologues (20 year anniversary!).