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31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #24: Cynthia Ann Green

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Bridgette Hempstead

According to Dictionary.com, “virtue” is defined as “moral excellence; goodness; righteousness”, and “virtuous” is defined as “conforming to ethical and moral principles”. So a virtuous woman would be a woman of moral excellence, goodness, and righteousness, conforming to ethical and moral principles.

Cynthia Ann Green: There are not enough words in the dictionary or the bible to describe this woman. Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #24: Cynthia Ann Green

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #23: Sumeya B.

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Alouise Urness

Sumeya B. is a twelve-year old revolutionary woman. An only child of a Muslim father who was born Jewish and a mother who was raised Christian, she’s finding a unique path through her world. Sitting down to talk with her across our laptops at their Central Seattle home one rainy Saturday morning, I run a check of my new recording app, to make sure it will catch her words. “Oh, don’t worry, I have a loud voice,” Sumeya reassures me. Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #23: Sumeya B.

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #22: Ava DuVernay

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Hodan Hassan

I love stories and storytelling; that means I love stories told on screen, both big and small. I have been watching TV shows and movies for a very long time. It is how I learned to perfect my English and pick up on slang. It’s long been a passion of mine. Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #22: Ava DuVernay

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #21: Gloria Martin

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Helen Gilbert

When I first met Gloria Martin in 1972, I was a 17-year-old high school student. My friends and I had been searching for a way to connect with the tide of feminist, antiwar and civil rights activism all around us. After trying out different groups and activities we came across Radical Women. It was love at first sight! Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #21: Gloria Martin

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #20: Deborah Barnes

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Tanisha Brandon-Felder

I could start by telling you who Deborah “Debbie” Barnes is, or I could begin by sharing how I met her. To me, the “how” is really an indicator of why this woman is so important to me. Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #20: Deborah Barnes

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #19: Temple Grandin

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Victoria Rosales

When it comes to subconsciously picking out our role-model, we tend to choose the ones we aspire to be like the most; the ones we see ourselves in – or maybe the ones who we simply admire through television screens or their bravery. Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #19: Temple Grandin

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #18: Maita Gomez

In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond.


by Chera Amlag 

“The new Filipina is one who can stay whole days and nights with striking workers, learning from them the social realities which her bourgeois education has kept from her. She is a woman who has discovered the exalting realm of responsibility, a woman fully engaged in the making of history.”

– Maria Lorena Barros, “Liberated Woman II”

Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #18: Maita Gomez