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An Evening of Effective Activism

By reenacting Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech from 1851, Brenda Tindal of the Levine Museum of the New South relayed an inspiring message to Charlotte Women’s March about the power of collective action: “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these …

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Why Mary Marches

“Harness anger and convert it into energy… keep marching forward.” Mary Hopper first marched in the 1970s. Now, she’s in her 70s and still marching. “I do it because I see the rights we worked so hard for being steadily eroded,” said Hopper, a beloved civic and political leader in Charlotte. She joined the National …

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