was that chairwoman of the Black Panther Party from 1974-1977. But according to Brown, her title was meaningless, “A woman in the Black Power movement was considered, at best, irrelevant. A woman asserting herself was a pariah. If a black woman assumed a role of leadership, she was said to be eroding black manhood, to be hindering the progress of the black race.” Brown left the party when she could no longer tolerate the sexism and patriarchy. She founded the National Alliance for Radical Prison Reform and works to help prisoners find housing after they are released.
Mix Match earrings created with up-cycled earring findings.