The Root The Root: Top 100 List 09/15/2015 BIO: #BlackLivesMatter. Those words, that refrain, was created by three black women in 2013. Opal Tometi is one of them. In addition to her work growing and working with #BLM chapters, this child of Nigerian parents is also the executive director of the Black Alliance for Just…

POLITICO Magazine Top 50: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi Activists The three-word civil rights movement. 09/12/2015 Over the past year, thehashtag #BlackLivesMatter has turned into a rallying cry for racial justice, riding a wave of online buzz and public protest in the aftermath of demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, right into the everyday American lexicon….

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