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Opal Tometi

Opal Tometi

Human Rights Activist and Cofounder, Black Lives Matter
"The Loudest Voice" New York Premiere

Tometi is a human rights activist and writer, best known as being a cofounder of Black Lives Matter (BLM), which became a movement in 2013. Tometi first started out as a community organizer in her hometown of Phoenix, Ariz. Her main priority has always been advocating for human rights. Prior to launching BLM, Tometi was an executive director at Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), a racial and migrant organization that focuses on social and economic justice for people of color.

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