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How Dorothy Bolden Inspired the National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Her advocacy for those who work in isolation in others’ homes cannot be understated

Illustration: Carmen Deñó

TThe connections between Black women, domestic work, and the South are long and deep. Some of the first domestic workers in this country were enslaved African and Afro-Caribbean women. Oftentimes, their…




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Jacklyn Izsraael

Jacklyn Izsraael

Jacklyn is the Georgia State Lead Organizer for NDWA/We Dream In Black. Jacklyn is known for her activism in labor rights, grassroots organizing, & birthwork.

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