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Monica Walker

Monica Felecia Walker is a veteran organizer, artist, trainer, speaker and racial justice advocate who has spent the better of her career addressing issues of race and racism while organizing for social justice on multiple fronts.  She currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina and is a highly regarded trainer leading and facilitating critical racial dialogues and racial equity trainings across the U.S.  Monica is also one of the founders of the Commemoration of the MAAFA, a national movement founded in New York and facilitated in churches across the country documenting and memorializing the tragedy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its multigenerational impact on African-American people in the US.  In December,  2017 she retired from serving as the Executive Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is actively involved as an organizer in her community and serves on several boards, advisories and organizational committees. Monica is also a ordained minister, serving in a Social Justice capacity as she engages the work of liberation across the county.  Finally, her most important role is the one she serves as the grandmother of two granddaughters, JaElle Alexandria and Neema Grace, and one grandson, Kanu Deon.

Monica Walker

Thank You

The Black Pearls Society would like to extend our deepest thanks to all who attended the 2nd Annual Pearls Jam on Juneteenth Sunday. Your support and contributions made this event a roaring success, and we could not have done it without you.

A special thank you goes out to Stokley and Gavin Maestro for their amazing …