Saturday, January 22, 2022
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Tags Black women’s lives

Tag: Black women’s lives

Honor and respect Iya Sojourner Truth

“Going home like a shooting star,” Iva Sojourner Truth stayed true to her path.

Sekou Odinga and Dequi Kioni-Sadiki: Marriage in a prison visiting room

My friend Dequi Kioni-Sadiki is a schoolteacher and grandmother in her early 50s who’s married to a former Black Panther serving time upstate. Dequi met her husband, Sekou Odinga, a few years ago, in the course of her activist work, visiting prisoners in New York State. Dequi and Sekou fell in love and were married almost three years ago. You think something’s wrong with Dequi for getting involved with a prisoner?
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