Lecture / Reading

Dinner with Opal Tometi, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter

Sponsored by Stanford in Government, Stanford Speakers Bureau , Black Community Center, Women's Community Center, NAIJA, Black Student Union, CSRE, Senior Class Presidents, Junior Class Presidents, the Stanford Solidarity Fund, Center for Ethics in Society


Friday, November 6, 2020
4:00 pm – 5:10 pm
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Join us for a dinner discussion with Opal Tometi. Opal Tometi is a globally recognized human rights advocate, strategist, and writer of Nigerian-American descent. She has been active in social movements for nearly 20 years and is widely known for her role as a co-founder of Black Lives Matter and for her years of service as the Executive Director of the United States first national immigrant rights organization for people of African descent – the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI). Opal Tometi has been named one of TIME 100’s Most influential Women of The Century. She is currently featured in the Smithsonian’s National Museum for African History and Culture (NMAAHC) for her contributions.