Category: She Who Struggles

She Who Struggles: Ella May Wiggins

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Though her life was cut short too early, Ella May Wiggins' sense of struggle and contribution to the workers’ movement burned brightly.

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She Who Struggles: Mae Mallory

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When Mae Mallory pulled her children out of school, she and the other mothers of the Harlem 9 became shining examples of revolutionary love—fighting back against the system not for

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She Who Struggles: Sylvia Rivera

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Sylvia was an advocate for liberation for all. She saw how struggles for gay liberation intersected with the struggles for universal housing and criminal justice.

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She Who Struggles: The Night Witches

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The women of the regiment possessed both tremendous bravery and resourcefulness. Due to a limited number of modern airplanes, the women had to fly biplanes that were predominantly used for

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She Who Struggles: Petra Herrera

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Most of what is known about Petra Herrera begins with her involvement in the Mexican Revolution. She joined the military in her mid-twenties by disguising herself as a man named

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She Who Struggles: Winnie Mandela

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In 1986, the people of Soweto, a South African township, mourned a victim of the South African state’s violent crackdown against the anti-apartheid movement.

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