Leslie Mac is a Brooklyn-born-and-raised activist and a first generation American of Jamaican ancestry. She founded the Ferguson Response tumblr to connect nationwide efforts supporting the important racial justice movement started in Ferguson, Missouri. She has since expanded her work to provide support for Black organizers working to create lasting social change.
Projects include the Movement for Black Lives Convening, Women’s Freedom Conference, #MLKSitIn, and the A Wrinkle In Time Challenge. She attended Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism and is a founding member of the Black Lives of UU Organizing Collective. In 2016 with fellow activist Marissa Jenae Johnson, Leslie founded Safety Pin Box, a monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation. She was recently named to Essence Magazine’s list of 100 Woke Women and is BlogHer’s 2017 Voice of the Year of Impact. You can follow her on twitter @LeslieMac or visit LeslieMac.com for more information.
Founder, Safety Pin Box
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