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African American Women are for Reproductive Freedom

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Title

African American Women are for Reproductive Freedom

Subject

reproductive rights, abortion, race, African American

Description

Declaration of pro-choice position by 16 prominent black American women (and one man), each affiliated with a major national organization of some kind. Also includes a definition of "reproductive freedom."
Signed by: Byllye Avery, Rev. Willie Barrow, Donna Brazile, Shirley Chisholm, Representative Cardiss Collins, Romona Edelin, Jacqui Gates Marcia Ann Gillespie, Dorothy Height, Jewel Jackson McCabe, Julianne Malveaux, Eleanor Holmes Norton, C. Delores Tucker, Patricia Tyson, Maxine Waters, Faye Wattleton

Creator

Avery, Byllye; Barrow, Rev. Willie; Brazile, Donna; Chisholm, Shirley; Collins, Cardiss; Edelin, Romona; Gates, Jacqui; Gillespie, Marcia Ann; Height, Dorothy; McCabe, Jewel Jackson; Malveaux, Julianne; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Tucker, C. Delores; Tyson, Patricia; Waters, Maxine; Wattleton, Faye

Format

Brochure; 6 pages; black and white; text and cover drawing

Language

English

Identifier

BCRW archive, A box 1, "African American Women for Reproductive Freedom"

Files

Citation

Avery, Byllye; Barrow, Rev. Willie; Brazile, Donna; Chisholm, Shirley; Collins, Cardiss; Edelin, Romona; Gates, Jacqui; Gillespie, Marcia Ann; Height, Dorothy; McCabe, Jewel Jackson; Malveaux, Julianne; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Tucker, C. Delores; Tyson, Patricia; Waters, Maxine; Wattleton, Faye , "African American Women are for Reproductive Freedom ," in BCRW Archives, Item #33, http://www.bcrwarchives.org/collection/items/show/33 (accessed April 24, 2014).

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