Founder

donna allenDr. Donna Allen (19 Aug. 1920-19 July 1999), economist and historian, author, feminist, peace and civil rights activist founded the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press in 1972.

 Read more about Dr. Allen:

Quote from Donna Allen’s May 1969 speech at a Peace & Justice Rally in Pittsburgh, PA:

“Who is keeping America confused and immobilized with misinformation? The mass media monopoly.”

The Donna Allen papers are located at the Women and Media Collection: http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/descriptions/desc-womedia.html#A

Many materials are also available at the offices of the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press.