Featuring Saba Tshibaka of Black Terps Matter and Aniyah Vines, Howard University Class of '22, NAACP President of the Howard U Chapter, and Founder of the Live Movement.
Moderated by Professor Christina Hanhardt, Department of American Studies.
Saba Tshibaka, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park, is an Entrepreneur, Activist, Critic, Author, Scholar & Business Mentor. A passionate advocate for education and the socioeconomic empowerment of women and girls across the globe, she is a student leader and activist involved in many groups and activities promoting diversity and inclusion. She spent three years in various clubs’ executive boards, two years as a tutor with the Academic Achievement Program, and a year as a manager at the College Park Black-owned business, Milk & Honey. She has also held internships with the U.S. Department of Treasury and Google Inc. She is the co-founder of Black Terps Matter at UMD, which is an Anti-racist coalition. | View Saba's website | Black Terps Matter | Saba's projects.
Aniyah Vines is a Howard University junior and the founder of the Live Movement, which organizes students at historically Black colleges and universities. From North Carolina, by way of Brooklyn NY, Vines’ family has always taught her the importance of justice, and made her aware of the inequalities in society. Her passion for justice was ignited upon her completion of the Justice and Injustice course led by Juror Doctor Nichad Davis during her experience as a 2016 Duke Tip scholar. Her passion became action after she and her family experienced the senseless murder of her cousin, Delrawn Smalls, who was killed by an off-duty police officer in Brooklyn. She currently serves as Howard University's NAACP President and continues her volunteer and mentorship within various juvenile diversion programs in Charlotte NC. Currently she is embarking upon her personal vision of change through her non-profit organization T.R.A.P. (True Rehabilitation And Prosperity), which focuses on the implementation of strategic programming for youth that have been impacted directly and/or indirectly with the criminal justice system. The Live Movement | Follow on Instagram.