Thanks to Black Lives Matter Grassroots many people were able to see what freedom and liberation could look like in real time for everybody, everywhere, all the time at the People’s Justice Festival. Black Lives Matter Turns 10 was a historical occasion and I’m so grateful to have been present to witness the love and […]
President Biden signs a proclamation on July 25, 2023, at the White House to establish a national monument dedicated to my cousin Emmett Till, whose death sparked the civil rights movement. Read more: https://wapo.st/44Fyn4y. Watch as my cousin Wheeler Parker, last living eye-witness to Emmett’s kidnapping heads to the White House:
Amberly and her mother Magnolia Carter joined KBLA Radio host Melina Abdullah of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles on July 15th to discuss the story of Emmett Till and its relevance to the Black Lives Matter Movement today. This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Black Lives Matter. Check out the episode below.
Amberly keynoted Loyola University Chicago’s featured event, Beyond the Classroom: Honoring Mamie Till-Mobley’s Legacy on June 29, 2023, at the DuSable Black History Museum. Attendees celebrated Ms. Till-Mobley’s legacy of channeling her passion for justice and her love for children into a lifetime of advocacy and a 23-year career as a teacher in Chicago schools. Loyola University […]
June 22, 2023 Amberly kicked off the Platform to Justice (BETA) program with some amazing foundation leaders. This begins their 8-week journey and training program designed to equip social justice organizations with the crucial training, mentorship, knowledge, and skills needed to scale their justice efforts, Leave your encouragement for the participants in the comments below.
Amberly selected as iFundWomen of Color Spring 2023 Cohort Member after submitting a successful application and pitch in April. In case you don’t know, IFundWomen of Color is a platform dedicated to advancing diverse entrepreneurs through access to capital, coaching, and lucrative connections specifically needed for founders of color to launch and grow profitable, successful […]