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ABOUT OPAL TOMETI

BIO

Opal Tometi is a New York based Nigerian-American writer, strategist and community organizer. Ms. Tometi is a Co-Founder of #BlackLivesMatter. Opal is currently at the helm…

JUSTICE + SPIRITUALITY

With commitment to deeply transformative practices for freedom, Opal finds solace and guidance from her spiritual life. A believer and practitioner of liberation theology…

WORK

Opal has long been a champion for human rights. From building a library in an underserved school for ESL learners to legal observation for immigrants, to rallying for the rights of women… 

SPEAKING

With personal perspective as a first generation American and an experienced community organizer, Tometi reveals raw insights into the adversity inflicted by social injustice, anti-black…

WRITINGS