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Tamika D. Mallory          

Social Justice Leader & Movement Strategist

Tamika D. Mallory is nationally recognized civil rights activist and seasoned community organizer. She served as the youngest ever Executive Director of the National Action Network. Mallory was the co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, the largest single day demonstration in US history.

Mallory most recently gave what has been dubbed “the speech of a generation” – State of Emergency in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. She is an expert in the areas of gun violence prevention, criminal justice reform, and grassroots organizing.

Previously, Mallory served as the Executive Director of the National Action Network, not-for-profit, civil rights organization. She is president of Mallory Consulting, a strategic planning and event management firm where she works on projects related to mass incarceration, gun violence and police brutality.

For her work organizing the Women's March, Mallory made the 2017 Time 100 Pioneers list and Fortune's 2017 List of the World's Greatest Leaders.


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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