Tuesday, April 15, 2008

When Breaking the Silence Kills You

Ok, so, as long as folks are talking about the consequences of silence, complacency, and feminism in the blogosphere, let's look at what happens when trying to break the silence of Brown womyn.  Beyond the blogosphere, take a REAL LOOK at what is happening out in our world where our sisters - and yes, they are our sisters - are dying.  


Via Democracy Now!

So, while some of us contemplate the silence that makes us uncomfortable and squirmy in our easy chairs, chew on this: These womyn died on their way to give and because of their voice.

Are you, am I, are any of us western feminists anywhere close to filling even a thimble's worth of significance and relevance with respect to what is happening to womyn around the world?

Two more voices, gone.

2 comments:

  1. It's nothing short of appalling and heartbreaking that people have to pay for fighting for the basic dignity those of us with privilege take for granted with their lives.

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  2. Brown shoes - my thoughts, exactly.

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