ZAMI

A Carriacou word meaning women who work together as friends and lovers. The name ZAMI also honors the late Audre Lorde, a Black lesbian feminist who was poet laureate for New York State and who wrote the biomythography ZAMI: A New Spelling of My Name.

NOBLA

National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging

ARTICLES

ZAMI NOBLA aims to empower, affirm, and serve the lives of lesbians of African descent as a resource for the latest research on the issues that affect us the most.

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Facebook Event

#MAYDAYATL is a call to action & a festival to show our pride in winning justice for all! (#MAYDAYATL Festival is RAIN OR SHINE!)
Eventbrite - My first event

MayDay ATL

#MAYDAYATL is a call to action & a festival to show our pride in winning justice for all! (#MAYDAYATL Festival is RAIN OR SHINE!)
Eventbrite - My first event

COMMUNITY

“I have a duty to speak the truth as I see it and share not just my triumphs, not just the things that felt  good, but the pain, the intense, often unmitigated pain. It is important to share how I know survival is survival and not just a walk through the rain.” —Audre Lorde

For most of its existence, ZAMI provided a support base of discussion, information and programming for lesbians of African descent in Atlanta and beyond. We hope to provide a safe place for discussion of relevant issues that affect the daily lives and states of the women in our communities.

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AUDRE LORDE SCHOLARSHIP

ZAMI NOBLA is now accepting applications for the 2016 – 2017 academic year. Scholarships are granted to Black Lesbians over 40 who are making a difference in their communities.

Application Deadline: July 30, 2016
Award Amount: $1,000

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