A first-generation Nigerian American, Tometi has been active in immigrant rights for much of the last decade. As director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, she became a vocal opponent of Arizona’s controversial SB-1070.
Huffington Post: Black Voices Black Future Month: Examining The Current State Of Black Lives And Envisioning Where We Go From Here Opal Tometi, Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter 02/01/2015 Everyone knows that February in the U.S. is observed as Black History Month. This tradition began nearly […]
Dr. King nurtured visions of a movement that could restore a deep and abiding love for all of humanity; a world where the restoration of democracy and full citizenship, of an economic system that could provide for everyone, and an end to war and militarization.