Vinie Burrows


Vinie Burrows born Harlem, NY November 15, 1928. Actress and playwright. Activist promoting peace, justice, and reconciliation through theatre, focused on peace and disarmament, racial discrimination, women's issues, and economic/social development. UN representative of Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF). Arrested with Granny Peace Brigade in an effort to enlist, Times Square, 2005.


Racism, colonialism and apartheid must be eliminated and the arms race must be ended if women are to advance.” (Black Enterprise, May 1985, p. 20; photo