Ajamu Sankofa

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Ajamu Sankofa is a human rights public policy specialist and grassroots community organizer. As a community activist in Washington DC in the early 1990's, he co-founded The Fire This Time newsletter of the DC Coalition of Black Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals, a human rights advocacy organization.

He is currently the strategic planning consultant for the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in American Legal Defense,Research, and Education Fund and a founding. He is also a founding member and co-convener of the New York City-based Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition. Ajamu frequently contributes to the Black Commentator, an online newsletter of African American intellectual thought and opinion.[1]

Brecht Forum Baldwin event

JAMES BALDWIN: LIFE AND LEGACIES An Activist-Artist Round table , Brecht forum, 08/02/2007.

Join us for an activist round-table on the life and legacies of Black gay author/human rights activists James Baldwin, on the anniversary of his 81st birthday.

Panellists; Ajamu Sankofa Kenyon Farrow, Anika Lani Haynes, Reggie Gossett, Hank Williams.[2]

Open Letter to Obama on Iran

In 2008 Ajamu Sankofa of the National Conference of Black Lawyers, Brooklyn, NY signed an online petition “A Open Letter to Barack Obama on Iran”.[3]

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