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Fatou-Seydi Sarr champions change as a social justice and human rights warrior. The Senegalese native is also the founder and executive director of ABISA (African Bureau for Immigration and Social Affairs), a nonprofit that helps African and Black immigrants in metro Detroit know their rights, access resources, become invested and civically engaged. Her passion for…

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A broad coalition of national racial and social justice organizations, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, on Friday sent a letter to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting a meeting to address how the League can meaningfully respond to the police shooting crisis and other racial disparities infecting the criminal justice system.…

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This past weekend, the Women’s March shocked the nation as protesters took to the streets of major US cities. It is estimated that more than 2.5 million women and men protested the policy, rhetoric and misogynistic actions of President Donald Trump. Celebrities such as Madonna, Janelle Monae and others gave fiery speeches to a motivated…

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Joined by the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Mohamed Bah, Eric Garner, Dontre Hamilton, and Jordan Davis, singer Janelle Monae delivered a fiery speech before performing at Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington event.

In her speech, the “Cold War” recording artist spoke to the LGBTQ community, immigrants, and women, telling them to “continue to embrace the things that make you unique.”

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