Womens Magazine

Women’s Magazine – January 16, 2012

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Women’s Magazine acknowledges and honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and what would have been his 83rd birthday, by honoring people who continue to work peace and justice. Lisa Dettmer and Preeti Mangala Shekar reflect on lessons learned from Yvette Hochburg’s death. They also speak with Yvette’s niece, Lara Withrob, about the care and community that surrounded Yvette in her final days. Then Eryn Mathewson speaks with Pamelya Herndon, Executive Director of the Southwest Women’s Law Center, about the way Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. influenced her, and the civil rights workshe does today.