Angela Peoples is a strategist, trainer, and social justice economists focused on building movements for gender justice and Black liberation. Born and raised in Ypsilanti, MI, Angela started organizing in 2006 as a student activists with the USSA. She is CoFounder of the South — a brand where unapologetic Black culture defines political power. Angela has organized across issue and movements with groups like No Justice, No Pride, #ForUsNotAmazon, the Groundwork Collaborative, BYP 100 and All Above All.
The subject of the “Don’t forget: White Women Voted for Trump” viral photo, Angela believes direct action can be a platform for art and creative expression to engage uncomfortable truths and challenge systematic oppression.