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Malkia Cyril, Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice

Malkia Cyril is a writer, organizer, and media strategist. She’s a Black Lives Matter activist fighting for net neutrality and fair, equal communication access for people of color and impoverished communities. She’s working to amplify black voices on the open internet, in social media, not to mention on our television and film screens. You most recently saw her in Ava DuVernay’s documentary The 13th. Did I mention that she’s also a poet? You can find Cyril on Twitter: @culturejedi.