Elon James White
Nominated for: his work in independent black media. He was one of the activist journalists on the front lines in Ferguson.
Nominated for: being a community organizer and helping organizations build capacity to fight for social justice, dignity and fairness for workers; and against environmental racism & gentrification. She is one of the co-founders of #BlackLivesMatter, a call to action after the death of Trayvon Martin.
Nominated for: being a union/labor organizer, his political songs, satirical poems, and being a rousing orator.
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