“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” Audre Lorde

Civil Rights Leaders lead March on Washington for Jobs and Freedoms, 1963 Photo by: Hulton Archives/Getty Images

The Civil Rights Movement and the advancement of women’s rights are founded on the principle of equality and the respect for the dignity of all life--something women peacebuilders around the globe are working toward every day.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we recall some words of wisdom from one American woman, Audre Lorde,  to help us create a more peaceful and just world together.