EBONY Power 100

Community Crusaders

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Nicole Lee

Executive Director, Urban Peace Movement

Lee helms a grassroots social justice organization in Oakland, California, that builds youth leadership, which is transforming the social conditions fueling community violence and mass incarceration. The Urban Peace Movement produced the first dance party/barbecue, conceived to respond to the racially fueled "Barbecue Becky Incident."

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Community Crusaders 2018:

Cheryl Action Jackson
Dwayne Bryant
Karen Marshall
Marley Dias
Shawn Hardnett
Symone  D. Sanders
Tami Sawyer
Tarana Burke