Daunte Demetrious Wright (2000-2021)

Daunte Demetrious Wright, a 20-year-old African American man, tragically lost his life during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Wright was born on October 27, 2000, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to parents Katie Wright and Aubrey Wright.  He had two siblings and attended Patrick Henry … Read MoreDaunte Demetrious Wright (2000-2021)

Glanis Changachirere (1983- )

Glanis Changachirere is a Zimbabwean feminist, human rights activist, and scholar. Changachirere is the founding Director of the Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD) and the founding Coordinator of the African Women’s Leader Forum (AWLF). She received a master’s degree in international relations (Gender) and … Read MoreGlanis Changachirere (1983- )

Jennifer Leigh McClellan (1972-)

On March 7, 2023, Jennifer Leigh McClellan was sworn in as the U.S. representative for Virginia’s 4th congressional district. The former Virginia state senator is the great-great-grandchild of enslaved African Americans and the first Black woman to represent Virginia in Congress. McClellan was born on … Read MoreJennifer Leigh McClellan (1972-)