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2012 SISTARS Essay and Poetry Competition (on Black/ African Women - US)

24 February 2012
2012 SISTARS Essay and Poetry Competition (on Black/ African Women - US)
Deadline: 31 March 2012

The National Office of the Original Million Woman March announced today its first Million Woman Movement, MWM Lil' Sistahs: "SISTARS" Essay and Poetry Competition 2012

For Girls of African Descent Ages 7-17

Topics: Black/African Women:of Antiquity, Modern (Recent), and Present (Today) Day
Black/African People and the Quest for Freedom and Justice in North America (the USA in particular)

Maximum Length of Submission: 500 words

The MWM Lil' Sistahs: "SISTARS" Essay and Poetry Contest will not only provide greater awareness of the great contributions, achievements, beauty and creativity of females of African descent from antiquity, recent, and present day history but it will also nurture and stabilizeself-esteem, self- respect and family/community/nation building. in addition to the positive competitiveness and comradery/Sistahood development, literacy enrichment, and greater appreciation for the Arts,

Entries must be typed and received (posted dated) no later than March 31, 2012. Winners will be notified by June 31, 2012

Selected participants will have the opportunity to travel to Africa and/or to the Caribbean as a part of the MWM 2012-2013,

Original Universal Sistars Delegates, be featured at the MWM 16th Reunion anniversary celebration, receive school supplies, and more.

To obtain a Lil' "SISTARS" Essay & Poetry Contest Registration Form or for more information forward your request via e-mail to:nationalmwm@aol.com or call: 267-636-3802

Persons who may be interested in being a part of the MWM Scribes/Literary Committee (Review Team) should contact the National MWM Headquarters:. at nationalmwm@aol.com


For inquiries: nationalmwm@aol.com or call: 267-636-3802
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