Tag: Opal Tometi

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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 …