Tag Archive | "mothers"

Hope of Healing for Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi Mother by Alice Walker

Friday, October 4, 2013


When the US invaded Iraq in 2003 Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi single mother of five, lost her home and her property, and was forced to flee to Jordan.  A decade later, Saleh is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against six key members of the Bush administration. They’re arguing that, since the war was [...]

Voices from Mother’s Day DC 2009: Amy Ferris

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


Amy Ferris, author of the upcoming “Marrying George Clooney: Confessions from a Midlife Crisis,” penned this beautiful, touching piece “What Color Is Peace?” on the death of her mother and CODEPINK’s recent 24-hour Mother’s Day vigil for the Women’s International Perspective weekly online magazine. Here’s an excerpt: One of my fondest memories of my mom [...]

Cynthia Benjamin on Mother’s Day with CODEPINK

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


A hundred peace loving women, a thousand long stemmed roses and what seemed like a  MILLION hand knitted squares from all over the world created an amazing scene of beauty and peace–and all done with love and hope. We have hope for the end of war, for the preservation of community, for the survival of [...]

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