Women’s Unity Rally 2019 – Foley Square 1/19/19


by A-B-E

This Saturday, January 19th 2019, The Peace Poets will be joining the Women’s Unity Rally in Foley Square 10am – 2pm with staff and members from The Brotherhood/ Sister Sol.

Women’s Unity Rally: https://actionnetwork.org/events/womens-march-in-new-york-city-official-chapter

The Peace Poets have composed a number of movement music chants to be used this weekend and shared widely for other protests, rallies, and actions in support of equity for women and women’s rights.

Thank you for joining us and singing and for sharing!

  1. My sister my sister,
    Mi hermana
    My sister my sister,
    Mi hermanaWe’re here by your side
    Women and Allies
    Here to turn the tide
    For our future
    .
    .
  2. Equity in pay
    Or we ain’t budging
    My body, my rights
    Economic Justice
    .
    .
  3. Stop the violence
    Against our bodies
    .
    .
  4. Down, Down, Down
    With the patriarchy
    Up, Up, Up
    With the women marching.
    .
    .
  5. Sister, Woman, Leader, know
    I see your (wisdom) – Shine and glow
    *(spirit, courage)
    .
    .
  6. Not in front and
    Not behind
    We keep on marching
    Side by side
    .
    .
    Sister we see you
    And we believe
    Know we love you
    And we need you
    .
    .So we could stop the violence
    Stop the- Stop the violence
    So we could stop the violence
    Stop the- Stop the violence
    .
    .
  7. What we can do
    Is help in rebuilding
    Recognize our privilege
    Leave it better for all children
    .
    .
  8. We’re breaking silence
    To stop the violence
    .
    .
  9. Justice now (Freedom, Equal Pay, Sisterhood)
    We want justice now
    Sisterhood
    We see sisterhood now
    .
    .
  10. How can anyone know
    (Healthcare Service is, Birth Control is, Sexual Education is)
    What we’re needing
    Our body, our rights
    Reproductive freedom
    .
    .
  11. Your time is up, Your time is up
    Our time has come, Our time has come
    LGBTQIA: Women’s rights are here to stay!
    You may run, you may hide:
    Women rights are here to shine.
    .
    .
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My sister my sister,
Mi hermana
My sister my sister,
Mi hermana

We’re here by your side
Women and Allies
Here to turn the tide
For our future

 

 

View this post on Instagram

 

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Equity in pay
Or we ain’t budging
My body, my rights
Economic Justice

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by The Peace Poets (@thepeacepoets) on

Stop the violence against our bodies

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by The Peace Poets (@thepeacepoets) on

Down, Down, Down
With the patriarchy
Up, Up, Up
With the women marching.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by The Peace Poets (@thepeacepoets) on

Sister, Woman, Leader, know
I see your (wisdom) – Shine and glow
*(spirit, courage)

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by The Peace Poets (@thepeacepoets) on

Not in front and
Not behind
We keep on marching
Side by side

Sister we see you
And we believe
Know we love you
And we need you

So we could stop the violence
Stop the- Stop the violence
So we could stop the violence
Stop the- Stop the violence

 

View this post on Instagram

 

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What we can do
Is help in rebuilding
Recognize our privilege
Leave it better for all children

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by The Peace Poets (@thepeacepoets) on

We’re breaking silence to stop the violence

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by The Peace Poets (@thepeacepoets) on

Justice now (Freedom, Equal Pay, Sisterhood)
We want justice now
Sisterhood
We see sisterhood now

 

View this post on Instagram

 

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How can anyone know
(Healthcare Service is, Birth Control is, Sexual Education is)
What we’re needing
Our body, our rights