Cultures of Resistance Awardee — Côte d’Ivoire
1949books is a library located in Côte d’Ivoire that gathers and amplifies women’s writings from Africa and the black world.  
1949books received a Cultures of Resistance Award (CoR Award) in 2022 and will be using the award to fund a podcast about Ivorian women whose achievements helped inspire the 1949books library, including the 2,000 who marched in 1949 against colnoziers in Côte d’Ivoire.
Follow them on Instagram here or Facebook here to learn more about their work.
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