Farah Tanis

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Farah Tanis is a New York City-based feminist activist and co-founder and Executive Director of the Black Women's Blueprint.[1][2] She attended the 2017 Women's March to raise awareness on the trafficking of black women.[1] Having experienced physical and sexual abuse as a child, Tanis began working in activism on behalf of women around 1993, running a women's shelter before founding Black Women's Blueprint.[3] She was one of the organizers of the 2017 March for Black Women in Washington D.C.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Farah Tanis". The New York Times. 2017-01-20. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  2. ^ Lampen, Claire. "Report: NYC Black Women Face Markedly Higher Wage Gap". Gothamist. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  3. ^ "Hollywood is having a #MeToo moment. Women of color have fought this battle for decades". NBC News. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  4. ^ Chason, Rachel (September 30, 2017). "'Let the black women lead': Marches converge on D.C. to highlight racial injustice". The Washington Post.