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Blair Imani (born Blair Elizabeth Brown, October 31, 1993) is an African-American Muslim author and activist.
- It’s really challenging that idea of who is a hero, who has made contributions to society, but then also not historicizing it, so we’re really putting it in the present because that’s what modern media is so much about…
- On who is considered a feminist hero in “A Conversation with Blair Imani” in Read It Forward
- It really was harmful because it makes it feel for women, for LGBTQ folks, for even white men too, that there are only these tokens and that’s not the case. What it does is reinforce white supremacy, it reinforces patriarchy. It’s harmful to everyone, not just the people who are being erased.
- On how only certain historical figures are highlighted during celebratory months in “A Conversation with Blair Imani” in Read It Forward
- I just haven't experienced a lot of the ridiculousness, you know? I haven't been around that long…I’m constantly shocked. Whenever I'm doing work, a large part of that work is going to be reacting, and I don't think that's a bad thing necessarily — me being surprised but still wanting to change things.
- On being a millennial and her view on politics in “Millennial activist Blair Imani is fighting for equality, and wants all generations to join her” in PRI (2016 Dec 16)
- I try to give folks the tools and resources to be a part of a movement…I'm a very strong believer in the idea that everybody has a place in the movement.
- On political activism in in “Millennial activist Blair Imani is fighting for equality, and wants all generations to join her” in PRI (2016 Dec 16)