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taliba obuya

taliba is a comrade, mother, daughter, sister, foot soldier and a dreamer for a new South. Raised by a single father and hailing from the 713, she spent the early days of the 80s and 90s in Houston, under the social effects of the War on Drugs and hip-hop politics. Currently, taliba is the National Coordinator of Malcolm X Grassroots Movements, a national human rights organization demanding self-determination for Afrikan descendants in the United States. She has worked to create movement at Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty & Genocide, National Domestic Workers Alliance and SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW at the intersections of race, class, gender & sexuality and the criminalization of Black & Brown and other oppressed, marginalized communities. taliba is also the founder of The Wildseed Collective Institute, through which she does her part to advance the struggles for racial and economic justice through grassroots organizing strategies. taliba’s work focuses on meeting the needs of today’s youth and developing the leadership of Black women in the south.
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