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Creative Power of Women

On Friday, March 26, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins hosted the Creative Power of Women event at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

(appearing from top left to top right) Senator Perkins, Wilhelmina Grant, Nellie Tanco, Anntoinette S. Njoya Angrum, Dindga McCannon, Isseu Diouf,

(appearing from bottom left to bottom right) Jacqueline Jeffries, Mino Lora, Grace Jones, Judith Escalona,

Greeting a Guest at the Creative Power of Women Event

Senator Perkins happily greets one of the many guests at the Creative Power of Women event on Friday, March 26, 2010.

100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

On March 8, 2011 the New York State Senate unanimously adopted a resolution, introduced by Senator Bill Perkins,  that honors and recognizes International Women's Day.

Newsbeat Vol. 2, No. 3

State Sen. Bill Perkins, women's groups urge DA not to drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Monday, July 11th 2011, 4:00 AM


'Courageous' maid who accused Strauss-Kahn of rape must have her day in court, say supporters .

By Richard Hartley-parkinsonLast updated at 4:07 PM on 11th July 2011

Activists have rallied behind the woman who accused former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault.Calling on authorities to continue his prosecution, the women's rights groups and other community leaders say they want the local district attorney 'to do his job' and let the alleged victim have her day in court....