For more information, visit our Website. Read the original press release. For the next twelve months, the consortium will partner with girls and those who center girls in their work to design an infrastructure that will manage grantmaking and additional capacities needed in the Southeast, while supporting and strengthening social movements for Black girls. In addition to direct grantmaking, the consortium will coordinate efforts and support opportunities to provide spaces for healing, political education, and organize capacity building for movements that center and are led by Black girls and women. The partnership recognizes their critical role and the importance of centering the lived experiences and leadership of those most impacted by deep-seated injustices. It is also home to the highest percentage of African Americans in Alabama. Through grantmaking and related activities the Fund fosters social change initiated by community-based groups in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. FSC works with small, grassroots organizations that often are isolated from the larger movement networks and rely on individual volunteers — people directly affected by the injustices they are addressing.
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Piper, who has been taking an interest in the different nations of Africa, begs her parents to host an African exchange student. They comfortably benefit from the system of apartheid without questioning its morality; Mahree's father, Pieter Bok, is a South African policeman who cannot hide his joy when Stephen Biko a black South African man fighting against apartheid has just been captured. They also have a black maid , Flora Melanie Nicholls-King , whom Mahree, in her racial blindness, considers her best friend, not realizing that Flora is not satisfied with her life under apartheid. However, Mahree's observation is not entirely wrong, as Flora is a kindly woman who is indeed friendly with the Bok children, believing that gentleness and persuasion work better than agitation. Flora tells Mahree that when she was a little girl she would observe the weaver bird, which has many different styles of plumage, and its communal nest-building, which is used as a metaphor for the possibility of racial harmony that Mahree does not understand at the time. Mahree also asks her parents for permission to study in America, which is granted by her father, who believes she will either get homesick or realize that America is not a paradise. Upon meeting each other, both Mahree and Piper have misconstrued notions about each other's countries: Mahree does not think that there are black politicians, only knowing the patriarch of her host family is "Congressman Dellums", and although Piper is expecting a South African exchange student, she does not realize there are white residents. Mahree reacts with horror bordering on panic when confronted with this new situation, and locks herself in Piper's bedroom when she is brought to the Dellums' home. Eventually, Piper picks the lock on the door to bring Mahree some fries and a chocolate shake.
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