Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) is a grassroots think-tank which advances the public policy interest of Black people, in Baltimore, through: youth leadership development, political advocacy, and autonomous intellectual innovation.
Demonstrating the power of community centered grant-making.
Educating professionals using African-Centered professional development tools.
Revitalizing West Baltimore through culture, arts, and entertainment.
There is an emergence of a popular strand of thought and political activity that is characterized as racial justice that is a danger to Black people. In a previous piece,
The Baltimore Brew in an online publication that has covered many corruption stories that implicate a variety of people and institutions. While there is corruption in politics that is carried out by Black elected officials, this is often overstated by many of its readers as the reason Baltimore continues to struggle.
Legislative bodies are no different. The Maryland Legislative Black Caucus was founded in 1970 as a way to establish a power base to represent the interests of Black people in MD.
By Dayvon Love The writer is director of public policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle in Baltimore. Gov. Larry Hogan’s legislative thrust regarding public safety in Maryland is based
Dayvon Love | November 2, 2021 The condition of Black people in Maryland — and around the country — is best understood as an internal colony of American imperialism. As a
It is beyond time for Maryland lawmakers to repeal the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. Director of Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle explains why.
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle is pleased to convene our 8th Annual Black Legislative Agenda Day: From the Baltimore Grassroots. Our hope is that those of us working in the
Join us for a special broadcast focusing on the work of Black women in the MD General Assembly. We’ll be discussing their work in support Black political initiatives in Annapolis.
We’re going to go in depth on policing in Maryland with a particular focus on our bill – SB 627 (Repeal of the Law Enforcement Bill of Rights).Dayvon Love, the Director of Public Policy at Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle will be leading the conversation along with our Director of Research – Lawrence Grandpre.