In a world where the dominant narrative of womanhood rests in the experiences and viewpoints of white women, Women’s History Month poses the perfect time to underscore the value and power in an inclusive global sisterhood.
From humanitarian efforts to beauty standards, white women dominate headlines as the “model” and missionaries who will save the world. Meanwhile, Black and women of other ethnicity are portrayed as victims, recipients of charity.
Yet, there are other stories to tell and more diverse voices to amplify. One such story comes from Chicago where 20 year old Alycia Kamil organized grocery initiatives to get food and COVID resources to residents living in food deserts. Alycia’s efforts attracted international support which helped to expand her efforts and other grassroots initiatives.
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