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March for Black Women YEG

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Alberta Legislature Building

9718-107 St NW

Edmonton, AB T5K 1E4

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THERE IS NO RACIAL JUSTICE WITHOUT GENDER JUSTICE.

On September 30, 2017, Black women in all their diversity will march on the National Mall and the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. to denounce the propagation of state-violence and the widespread incarceration of Black women and girls, rape and all sexualized violence, the murders and brutalization of transwomen and the disappearances of our girls from our streets, our schools and our homes.

We will rally in solidarity with our Sisters in the States.

Why? Because Black Women in Edmonton, AB, contend with many of the same issues.

We are calling for an end to:
* the sexual abuse of Black Women & Girls
* the rising incarceration rate of Black Women
* the domestic violence Black Women quietly endure
* the workplace discrimination - including racism, sexism and pay inequity - that impacts how Black Women are able to support themselves and their families

It's time to drag these issues out of the dark where secrecy enables them to become generational. It's time to call the issues what they are: acts of violence.

The stigmas created to silence and shame us are manifesting in our bodies as stress-induced illnesses and mental & emotional health challenges.

No more.

We are beautiful, brilliant, creative, intellectual and diverse. We are the Original Woman.

On September 30, release your voice and say, "No more!" Join the voices of millions of your sisters. Learn what actions are taking place, for Black Women, by Black Women - right here in Edmonton to counter these injustices.

Learn how you can get involved.

ALL Black Women from ALL backgrounds are invited to attend!

To learn more about the #M4BW in Washington:
https://www.facebook.com/marchforblackwomen/
https://www.mamablack.org/
https://twitter.com/blackwomensbp?lang=en
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Alberta Legislature Building

9718-107 St NW

Edmonton, AB T5K 1E4

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