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ATTENTION! WE CAN TAKE BACK OUR LIVES . GET INVOLVED. 

  

REMEMBERING RECY TAYLOR IN THE MIDST OF A TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSON FOCUSED ON Black/African American Communities. Black Women's Blueprint is the convener of the first ever Truth and Reconciliation Commission to ever focus on Black women and sexual assault in the United States. Join the Commission. Get The  FACT SHEET

     


 MoWRe As A SITE OF CONSCIENCE: On-going exhibits at MoWre indclude Black Women, Rape and Resistance;  Black Women's Lynching Memorial; In Rosa's Footsteps; The Black Feminist Lives of Civil Rights Women and more at the Museum of Women's Resistance. Schedule a Tour. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women at Civil Rights March on Washington, 8/28/1963, Photo:NARA    

TRUTH - JUSTICE - HEALING - RECONCILIATION

WHAT IS THE BLACK WOMEN'S TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION (BWTRC)? The BWTRC is the first of its kind to focus on Black women in America and their experiences with sexual violence. Launched by Black feminists, the Black Women's Truth and Reconciliation Commission is a bold, innovative and groundbreaking  Continue Reading

     

OTHER TRUTH COMMISSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES. Truth and Reconciliation Commissions have been proven effective models for community mobilization, policy, healing and transitional justice at the international level and at grassroots levels in various cities in the U.S. In 2006, The Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission in North Carolina Continue Reading

     

YOU CAN GET INVOLVED IN THE TRUTH COMMISSION.  Any person regardless of race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, or gender identity can join the Truth Commission as a member. All it takes is a willingness to fulfill an active role in ensuring the principles around Truth, Justice, Healing and Reconciliation as these relate to the sexual violence against Black women in  Continue Reading

                  

Contact Black Women's Blueprint at info@blackwomensblueprint.org