Fatou-Seydi Sarr champions social justice and human rights

Fatou-Seydi Sarr champions change as a social justice and human rights warrior. The Senegalese native is also the founder and executive director of ABISA (African Bureau for Immigration and Social Affairs), a nonprofit that helps African and Black immigrants in metro Detroit know their rights, access resources, become invested and civically engaged. Her passion for […]

What ‘Reclaiming Our Time’ means at the Women’s Convention

We won’t sit down. We won’t be quiet. We won’t take up less space. We are #ReclaimingOurTime  This statement embodies the energy at the inaugural Women’s Convention in Detroit this weekend. Birthed from a need to restore humanity, this massive event is an offspring of the historic Women’s March. Thousands of women — and some men, have […]

Thousands of women will be reclaiming their time at Detroit Women’s Convention

Reclaiming my time has become a personal mantra for many women across the globe after U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, made the phrase immensely popular. It also happens to be the theme for this year’s first Women’s Convention at the Cobo Center in Detroit. In a statement, Waters said, “I’m very excited that “Reclaiming Our […]