Leslie Mac is a Brooklyn born and raised activist and a first generation American of Jamaican ancestry. She founded the Ferguson Response tumblr to connect nationwide efforts supporting the important racial justice movement started in Ferguson, MO. She has since expanded the Ferguson Response Network to provide additional support for Black organizers working to create lasting social change. Projects include the Movement for Black Lives Convening, Women’s Freedom Conference & #MLKSitIn. She attended Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism and is a founding member of the Black Lives of UU Organizing Collective. Recently she launched Safety Pin Box, a monthly subscription box for white people to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation. You can follow her on twitter @LeslieMac or visit LeslieMac.com for more information.Website
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