Raging Grannies sang their songs and gave out their song sheets so people could sing along with them.
Then we walked from the statue at Columbus Circle north on Broadway with our banners and our chants giving out leaflets from 59th to 81st Street. We walked through a street fair and a crafts fair and people applauded and cars honked their horns. We turned towards Central Park at 81st and the Raging Grannies sang again.
Photo: Phyllis Cunningham
We walked through the park to the Metropolitan Museum and gave out flyers to the people sitting on the museum steps. At the end the three remaining Raging Grannies led the rest of us in song. The flyer explained the origin of Mothers Day. As the founder of Mothers Day Julia Ward Howe said, we will not raise our children to kill other mothers’ children.
Call your Representatives and Senators today. (202-224-3121)Â Tell them to end the wars and bring our troops home.
– Molly Klopot
for the Granny Peace Brigade