Tag: BlackLivesMatters


Meet Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza is an African-American activist and editorial writer who lives in Oakland, California. She has organized around the issues of health, student services and rights, rights for domestic workers, ending police brutality, anti-racism, and violence against trans and gender non-conforming people of color. Her editorial writing has been published by The Guardian, The Nation, …


Open Letter to African Union about Enslavement of Black Africans in Libya

It is no news what is going on in Libya and as an organization that stands against Injustice on any Race or Gender.We write this open letter to the African Union to take immediate actions and make sure it does not happen to anybody no matter the race, gender or demographic. We stand against Slavery, …


It’s a love note for our people: Opal Tometi Co-founder Black Lives Matter

Opal Tometi is a New York-based Nigerian-American writer, strategist and community organizer who co-founded the historic political movement BlackLivesMatters with Patrisse Cullors (who happens to be part of the MIPAD #Classof2017) and Alicia Garza. The #BlackLivesMatters movement was founded to combat racism, anti-blackness and to affirm the dignity of black lives after the killing of the …