Photo by Erin Patrice O'Brien

Photo by Erin Patrice O'Brien

Blair Imani is a black queer American Muslim activist living in Brooklyn, NY. She is the founder and Executive Director of Equality for HER, a nonprofit educational platform for feminine identifying individuals. She currently serves as the Civic Action & Campaign Lead at DoSomething.org, the largest tech company exclusively for young people and social change.

As a political journalist and commentator, Blair Imani has appeared on Fox News and MSNBC to discuss the American political landscape. She guest lectured at Yale University in July 2017 and presented at Harvard University for the inaugural National Muslim Women's Leadership conference and at the Harvard Kennedy School's 2017 Black Policy Conference.

During the run up to the 2016 Presidential election, Blair Imani used her growing platform to speak about the intersections of black and Muslim identity. She was first described as an activist following her July 2016 arrest at a Black Lives Matter protest in Baton Rouge in response to the killing of Alton Sterling.

Blair Imani has written for Huffington Post and VICE and has been featured in Nylon Magazine, Teen Vogue, Salon, Broadly, The 405, and Bustle.