Opal Tometi

Opal Tometi is a Nigerian-American community organizer. Tometi is a co-founder of Black Lives Matter and currently serves as the Executive Director Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI).

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 Cornel West, left, professor of philosophy at Union Theological Seminary, speaks at the National Press Club on Feb. 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, right, pictured during a press conference. Views
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Forget Coates vs. West — We All Have a Duty to Confront the Full Reach of U.S. Empire
So, which side are you on? #TeamWest or #TeamCoates? Choose fast, preferably within seconds, and don’t come to this gunfight with a knife. No, like some nerdy Rambo, we want you greased up and loaded with ammo: your most painful character smears, your most “gotcha” evidence of past political...
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