Mab Segrest


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Mab Segrest (née Mabelle Massey) born Tuskegee, AL February 20, 1949. Literature professor; anti-racism activist; lesbian feminist; author of Memoir of a Race Traitor. Active in War Resisters women’s antiwar movement, Women’s Pentagon Action, 1982; Savannah River Women’s Peace Camp, 1983.


Thirty-five years of collective terror over nuclear war and a very new alarm at the huge new military budget fueled the women’s peace movement.” (1981, in Memoir of a Race Traitor, p. 44; photo Windy City Times)