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Belan Yeshigeta is a proud African American and passionate youth activist and writer. She is also the Assistant Director of Generation Ratify, the youth-led movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

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Op-Ed: The Role of Black Women in the Fight to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

By Belan Yeshigeta •  Women have often been given the short end of the stick when it comes to equal rights, and it is no secret that African Americans are still prejudiced against to this day. The unique experience of being apart of both of these marginalized communities is one that is too often overlooked. … Continue reading Op-Ed: The Role of Black Women in the Fight to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment