Ella Baker

Born in 1903 in Norfolk, Virginia, Ella Baker became involved in political activism in the 1930s. She organized the Young Negroes Cooperative League in New York City and later became a national director for the NAACP. In 1957, Baker joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, whose first president was Martin Luther King. Ella Baker was… Read More Ella Baker

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde was born in Harlem on February 18, 1934, to West Indian immigrants Frederick Byron and Linda Belmar Lorde. She was an introverted child who did not speak until she was five years old. When she began to communicate, she answered questions with poetry that she had memorized. The limitations of her poetic store… Read More Audre Lorde

Eve Ensler’s A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT & A PRAYER a groundbreaking collection of monologues

 On February 25, 2016– Eve Ensler’s a MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT & A PRAYER, hosted by First Unitarian Universalist Church, is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. MMRP Organizer, Laramie Gorbett says,” this year’s dynamic cast embraces the powerful words of these writings,… Read More Eve Ensler’s A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT & A PRAYER a groundbreaking collection of monologues