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Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi to speak at Eckerd College next month

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Opal Tometi, co-founder of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the head of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), is slated to speak at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg next month. A first-generation Nigerian-American, Tometi has been active in immigrant rights for much of the past decade. As director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, she became a vocal opponent of Arizona’s controversial SB-1070. She was picked last year by the Los Angeles Times as one of the new civil rights leaders…

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