The 2016 Webby Awards: Social Movement of the Year

The 2016 Webby Awards: Social Movement of the Year

2016 Webby Award Winner  –  SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT  –  Social Movement of the Year BLACK LIVES MATTER STAY TURNT! BLACK LIVES MATTER. Black Lives Matter The Webby Awards are humbled to recognize Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi & Patrisse Cullors, the founders...
Opal Tometi Awarded Clarkson University Honorary Degree

Opal Tometi Awarded Clarkson University Honorary Degree

Clarkson University Opal Tometi, executive director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, was awarded an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University’s 123rd Commencement on Saturday, May 7. The degree was awarded for “her devotion to this...
The New Civil Rights Leaders

The New Civil Rights Leaders

ESSENCE The New Civil Rights Leaders By: Lisa Armstrong 10/31/2015 Opal Tometi: The Black Alliance for Just Immigration Opal Tometi’s interest in immigration reform was born out of personal experience. Tometi grew up in Phoenix—”ground zero for the...