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Tamika D. Mallory            

Social Justice Leader & Movement Strategist

Tamika D. Mallory is a groundbreaking, award winning social justice leader and movement strategist. Mallory has risen to become the most sought after, influential activist of her generation. Her committed work, advocacy, frontline bravery and heroic servitude continues to fuel a solitary act into a global movement inspiring millions around the world to get involved in the fight for racial and social equality.

Mallory through the impact and gravity of her voice speaks truth to power no matter the consequences. She is hailed as one of the most influential Black voices of our generation. She served as the youngest ever Executive Director of the National Action Network and was instrumental in the creation of the New York City’s Crisis Management System, an official gun violence prevention program that awards nearly $27 million to violence prevention organizations annually. Mallory made history when she helped shepherd the largest single day demonstration, the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, serving as one of its four national co-chairs. Most recently, she co-founded Until Freedom, an intersectional social justice organization that serves as a clearing house for organizers, activists, movement attorneys, artists, celebrities, and formerly incarcerated individuals. Mallory also co-hosts alongside “Raptivist” Mysonne Linen the newly launched “Street Politicians” podcast on iHeart Radio’s Black Effect Network.

Mallory has been honored as one of Time 100’s Most Influential People and was featured on Fortune’s list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. Her deliberative vision and focused intentionality has deeply moved and motivated a new generation of spirited, engaged activists. Never hiding behind a keyboard, but motivated by her selfless convictions to advance freedom and equality. The title of her forthcoming book "State of Emergency" is a reflective masterpiece birthed from the urgent declaration she made in the opening of her speech during the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis.

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Activist Tamika D. Mallory on Her Viral Speech and What True Allyship Looks Like
By now, you’ve probably seen activist Tamika D. Mallory’s chilling speech at a Minneapolis press conference last week, following the tragic murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police. “Arrest the cops. Charge the cops. Not just here in Minneapolis. Charge them in every city across America where our people are being murdered. That’s the bottom line,” said Mallory, the cofounder of Until Freedom, an intersectional social justice organization, and a former cochair of the Women’s March on Washington in 2017.

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