Melina Abdullah and Dahlia Ferlito: Years have been spent attempting to convince Jackie Lacey, who is descriptively Black, to stand on the side of “the people” she is supposed to represent.
Melina Abdullah and Dahlia Ferlito
Melina Abdullah is Professor and Chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and immediate past campus president and current Council for Affirmative Action Chair for the California Faculty Association. Melina serves on the leadership team for #BlackLivesMatter and is committed to ending state-sponsored and police violence towards all people, and especially
Dahlia Ferlito is a co-founder of White People 4 Black Lives (WP4BL). WP4BL is a white anti-racist collective and activist project of the Alliance of White Anti-Racists Everywhere (AWARE-LA) and operates within a national network of white anti-racists called Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ).