The March for Racial Justice is a multi-community movement led by a coalition united in our demands for civil and human rights. We march because as long as U.S. laws, policies and practices remain steeped in racism and white supremacy, basic human rights and civil rights for all, will never be fully realized. We march to strengthen local and nationwide efforts for racial equity and justice. It is our duty to dismantle oppression, and to challenge, reverse and put an end to laws, policies and practices that dehumanize people of color while sustaining white supremacy and racism. Our vision is to create a just and equitable future for our communities and country.
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March for Racial Justice Organizing Team
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And THIS is why we need to remind EVERYONE that #BlackLivesMatter
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS:
Maurice Cook is the Founder/ED of Serve Your City (SYC), a DC-based nonprofit serving underserved youth.
Dorcas Davis is an activist, facilitator, educator, writer and artist. Dorcas works nationally and internationally, consulting organizations devoted to equity and social change through capacity-building, training, dialogue and economic empowerment. Formerly a NYC public school educator, Dorcas began her activism work as an advocate for students and parents. Both education and activism are in her blood, as she comes from a lineage of freedom fighter - including Mary McCleod Bethune. She was the founder and executive director of Smiling Down productions - dedicated to creating student-centered arts programming to NYC. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the City University of New York - School of Professional Studies.
Farah Tanis is a transnational Black feminist, human rights activist and co-founder of the Black Women’s Blueprint working to address violence against women, girls and gender non-conforming people. She is committed to working with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the nation on issues of gender, race, sexuality, anti-violence policy, practice and prevention. In 2016 Tanis chaired the six-year long Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the first of its kind in the U.S. ever to focus on Black women and their historical and contemporary experiences with sexual assault. She is founder and lead curator at the Museum of Women's Resistance (MoWRe), a Site of Conscience. Tanis created Mother Tongue, a theatrical and multimedia art vehicle addressing Black sexual politics in African American, African, Afro-Caribbean and other communities of the Black Diaspora. Tanis is a NoVo Foundation-Move to End Violence Movement Maker and serves on the NY steering committee of Cities for CEDAW--the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. Tanis is a 2012 U.S. Human Rights Institute Fellow and a current member of the U.S. Human Rights Network's Committees on the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the Convention Against Torture (CAT), and Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Tanis served on the Advisory Board of SurvJustice and Faculty Against Rape, dedicated to confronting campus sexual assault as survivors' advocates, researchers, teachers and policy reformers. Tanis is the recipient of several awards for her human rights work, including a 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation and Ms. Magazine Wonder Award, and a 2016 Visionary Voice Award.