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Melody Ermachild Chavis

Melody Ermachild Chavis is the author of a memoir, Altars in the Street. Accompanied by Latifa Popal, Melody traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan to interview women who knew Meena. Melody works as a private investigator defending people facing capital punishment. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is also a peace and social justice activist. All of the author's proceeds from Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan will be donated to programs sponsored by RAWA.

Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan

Melody Ermachild Chavis; Foreword by Alice Walker
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

The unforgettable story of how one woman dared to start a revolution. Meena founded RAWA in 1977 as a twenty-year-old Kabul University student. She was assassinated in 1987 at age thirty but lives...

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