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Dayvon Love is Director of Research and Public Policy for LBS. Dayvon is a resident of Northwest Baltimore City and graduate of Towson University majoring in African and African American Studies. In 2008, Dayvon became a collegiate debate champion at the CEDA National Tournament. This was the first time in history that an all black team won the tournament. Dayvon has a lot of experience with grassroots activism in the Baltimore community. He has given numerous speeches and led workshops around Baltimore to give insight into the plight of the masses of Baltimore citizens.

Apr 08

The Politics of Emotionalizing Racism

By Dayvon Love | Call To Action

One of the most frustrating things to endure as a person who has committed himself to the liberation of people of African Descent from the global system of white supremacy is the way that emotion and sentiment are deployed to muddy the waters and frustrate rigorous conversations that are necessary to build institutions and to […]

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Aug 30

The 2013 LBS Racial Justice Agenda

By Dayvon Love | Op-Ed

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle was not surprised by the George Zimmerman verdict. We all are aware of the way that white supremacy attributes anti-human characteristics to Black people in ways that make us vulnerable to gratuitous violence. From Hurricane Katrina, to police brutality, mass incarceration, and now the Zimmerman verdict is just another episode […]

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