If you don’t like it, don’t leave. Stay and fight to make it better.

The reality is that all of America’s social and political progress is owed to people who saw problems, criticized them, but did not leave. Instead they stayed and sacrificed much, many losing their lives in order to bring about very much needed change. They were also told to leave. Fortunately, they didn’t.

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Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.

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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.

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