Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative for Economic and Social Justice

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Callie Greer overcomes tragedy to be a voice for her community

BY: - November 24, 2023

Spend five minutes with Callie Greer and two aspects of her essence come out. The first is a boundless optimism, an abiding faith in both God as well as humanity, her going with her mission to save the world from itself. The second is a layered resiliency that appears immune to disappointment, as if she […]

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Cervical cancer is a problem in Alabama. These women are trying to address it

BY: - June 26, 2023

Since August, Linda Finklea has passed out flyers, met farm workers and attended county and city meetings. Tamika Dial organized a focus group that had a cross section of people in her community. She also hosted an event with the police department. And both have visited churches in the Black Belt. Their goal is the […]