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Nainga Amani

Nzinga Amani

Nzinga Amani, or simply z, (they/them) is a southern Appalachian organizer and elected member of leadership within Liberation Road.  Z’s early organizing experiences are largely based in the Anti Mountain Top Removal movement in Appalachia, the Black Lives Matter movement, and Fight for $15. Nzinga is a Black, queer revolutionary whose commitment to national and collective liberation, and building 21st-century socialism, is showcased in their work to build progressive local and statewide Independent Political Organization, mutual aid organizing, and efforts to build safety and security infrastructure rooted in social movements and oppressed communities. Nzinga lives in Knoxville, TN with their beloved community, young child, and dog Shango.

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