advocate

writer

strategist

advocate

writer

strategist

Fighting for Black Lives Worldwide

Opal Tometi is a globally recognized human rights advocate, strategist and writer of Nigerian-American descent. She  has been active in social movements for over 15 years, and is widely known for her role as a co-founder of Black Lives Matter and for her years of service as the Executive Director of the United States first national immigrant rights organization for people of African descent – the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI).

“We are all worthy of the celebration and defense of our inherent human dignity, and our rights.”

 

“We are all worthy of the celebration and defense of our inherent human dignity, and our rights.”