(1910-1983) Annie Silinga was a South African Freedom Fighter, arrested many times in her struggle against the apartheid system, and its imposition of "pass laws" on indigenous peoples, serving one jail sentence with her six-moth old baby. She was a member of the ANC and primary organizer for the first Federation of South African Womyn's Conference, which had a major focus on the brutal repression of womyn through the pass laws. We honor Sistah Silinga's legacy, forward ever!
(1943-1973) Ernestina "Titina" Sila was a revolutionary leader in the national liberation struggle of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, mother, nurse, militant, murdered by Portuguese colonialists on her way to the funeral of her assassinated leader, Amilcar Cabral, the founder of PAIGC. Her spirit lives on!!