Elon James White
Nominated for: his work in independent black media. He was one of the activist journalists on the front lines in Ferguson.
For more information: http://elonjameswhite.com/
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.
For more information: http://thefeministwire.com/2014/10/blacklivesmatter-2/
Nominated for: her work to alleviate poverty and hunger, and supporting social justice and environmental sustainability. She is a co-founder of The Pachamama Alliance, and founder of The Soul of Money Institute.
For more information: http://www.lynnetwist.com/
Nominated for: his work during the civil rights movement and speaking out about kyriarchies (overlapping and interconnected oppressions).
For more information: http://rustin.org/?page_id=2