By mujerwebmaster on October 10, 2014In interviews, Dr. Angelou used the term “prostitute” to refer to her previous employment without rancor or shame. She spoke candidly to her family about it. She told her mother, brother, and son she would redact the information from the book, but only if they were uncomfortable with it. She had no issue whatsoever with speaking her truth.
By Jodi Finkel on June 6, 2013Last month, MuJER participated in a social justice event in Los Angeles in which Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries (gang prevention and rehabilitation), read from his book Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (Tatuajes en el Corazon). We sold hand-made jewelry created by the women of MuJER, bringing in nearly $300. As always, half the […]