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Students in NYU’s Black Lives Matter Seminar were joined by two of the brilliant organizers of the African American Policy Forum: Cherrell Brown (AAPF Director of Community Engagement) and Abby Dobson (AAPF 2016-2017 Artist-in-Residence).
The African American Policy Forum was founded in 1996 by pioneering black feminist legal theorist, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw. In 2015, AAPF created #SayHerName—-a national mobilizing campaign that highlights the unique ways that black women are prone to police and state violence.
Learn more about AAPF’s landmark report, Say Her Name: Black Women Resisting Police Violence.