Mother's Day

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Activists Organize to Bail Out Black Mamas for Mother's Day

In more than two dozen cities across the country, mothers who cannot afford bail are getting help to get home.

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These Cards Will Help You Celebrate ALL Mamas

Every year, the Mamas Day campaign honors mothers of all kinds with cards we actually want to give.

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These Heartwarming 'Mamas Day' E-Cards Honor Immigrant and Muslim Mothers

Forward Together’s latest “Mamas Day” project features works that recognize mothers from marginalized groups with a compassion not often seen in Mother’s Day cards.

This Mother’s Day, Let's Honor Our Mamas With Actions That Reflect the Radical Roots of the Holiday

Keeping in mind the spirit of its origins, we offer you a range of ways to do good on Mother’s Day.

A Free Toolkit for White Moms Trying to Raise Conscious Kids

Veteran activist and educator Terry Keleher dreams of a world where white moms fight the police violence of their own kids. A new toolkit from the group Showing Up for Racial Justice might just be a real start.  

Maybe You Shouldn't Get Flowers For Mother's Day

There’s a human cost to your last minute gift.

8 Activists Share Political Wisdom They Got From Their Moms

“Don’t tear up your own neighborhood out of anger,” “Don’t fear a strike,” and other jewels.

Anti-Violence Blogger Among 19 Shot on Mother's Day in New Orleans

Journalist and documentarian Deborah “Big Red” Cotton was one of the 19 people wounded in the tragic shooting during a “second line” Mother’s Day parade yesterday. In total, ten men, seven women and two 10-year-old children were injured. Cotton had just launched her own website, which highlights off-the-beaten path restaurants and attractions normally ignored by mainstream media.

Finally, Beautiful Mother's Day Cards for Every Type of Mama

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? This may be it.

Trayvon Martin's Mom Has a Special Mother's Day Message

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin, released a video asking parents to support the Second Chance on Shoot First campaign, a national partnership working to reform, repeal and prevent passage of new Florida-style “Shoot First” laws around the country.

Undocumented Mothers Have Dreams, Too

One young undocumented activists is tired of politicians talking about the “poor choices” of immigrant parents. So she gave her mom a chance to set the record straight.

Finally, Mother's Day Cards That Actually Make Sense

Activists in Oakland were fed up with the same run-of-the-mill Mother’s Day celebrations. So they designed their own for “mamas on the margins.”