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Dornethia Taylor

Dornethia is a wife, mother, manager, educator, community organizer and activist. A Native Washingtonian, Dornethia attended Virginia State University and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of the District of Columbia. She is a Core Organizer with the DMV Mama Bailout and Life After Release. She contributes her time and knowledge to help empower the youth, eliminate the underlying culture that promotes police brutality, mass incarceration, school closings and all ills of the racist capitalist structure. Her focus is looking for ways to build power collaboratively with marginalized communities and transform the systems that oppress us in the DMV area. Within BLMDC Dornethia is the Coordinator of the Mass Engagement and Rapid Response Pod. She organizes strategic and consistent mobilizations to prevent racist and oppressive abuses. Some of Dornethia Direct Actions has been the DisruptJ20 President 45 in 2017 and 2018, The Terrence Sterling Police Murder Campaign, DMV Mama Day Bail Out and A12 which she Organized a Black Joy Block Party to Resist and shut down the White Supremacist who came to DC on August 12, 2018. She is also a Co-Coordinator with the Rapid Response and Cop Watch Team for BLM DC. Dornethia work also consists of Cop Watching,Court Watching, educating the community on action planning, safety skills, techniques, and the rights and laws within protesting in DC and PG County, Maryland.Reach out to Dornethia Taylor at DirectAction@DCBLM.org