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This drawing by Courtney Privett is going viral, along with the hashtag, #shepersisted, as a response to US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren.



Senator Warren was ejected from Senate hearings for persisting to read into record a letter written by Coretta Scott King when she was told to sit down and shut up.

Nevertheless, She Persisted. 

Has a bit of a scriptural ring to it, doesn’t it?

Mormon women are getting inspired to make their own drawings, and Dr. Julie Hanks is collecting them at her new site,

Here’s Rachel’s:



Have you made yours yet? Send it to Dr. Hanks’ gallery!



Violadiva is an oxymoron, a musician, a yogi, a Suzuki violin teacher, a late-night baker of sourdough breads, proud Mormon feminist, happy wife of Pianoman and lucky mother to three.

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  1. Ziff says:

    I love these. I love Rachel’s! I love that “nevertheless, she persisted” is being turned into a rallying cry. This type of thing gives me hope in a dark time.

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