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Black American Women You Need to Know
Day 16: Cynthia McKinney
Photo via Cynthia McKinney's MySpace
Cynthia McKinney is an activist and politician (minus all the ugly that goes with that title).
A good rundown of her history is available at All Things Cynthia McKinney.
More recent activity has been her committment to freedom for Palestine, for which she has not only put her money but also her life on the line. She gave speeches to talk about her recent attempted trip. Part 1 & Part 2