Activist Lateefah Simon delivers Women's History Month keynote address

Monday, March 12, 2012 | 11:13 p.m. CDT; updated 8:41 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, March 13, 2012

COLUMBIA — The sight of women being bought and sold against their will, the pain associated with the underground street economy and the jaws of addiction that devastate inner-city communities are among the experiences that Lateefah Simon has encountered during her 17 years of working as an activist in the San Francisco area.