A brief introduction:
Jamal Lacy, age 31, is the creator of Operation Reach B.L.A.C.K. He received his Juris Doctorate in 2007 and Bachelors in Political Science with departmental honors in 2003. He served as a teaching assistant in constitutional law as an undergraduate where he covered matters of civil rights and civil liberties.
Mr. Lacy has a background in civil rights work where he has demonstrated his passion both in study and urban grassroots political initiatives. His areas of study have involved matters of equal protection - including race, gender, sexual orientation, affirmative action, and police misconduct. In addition to civil rights, Mr. Lacy’s legal training includes matters pertaining to landlord/tenant law, and workplace discrimination.
Mr. Lacy has participated in discussions focusing on matters of race, affirmative action and community organizing. A strong belief in community and political action, Mr. Lacy founded Operation Reach B.L.A.C.K., a program that serves as the inspiration for this website.
Mr. Lacy writes on current events and politics under the name "B-Serious" for Operation Reach B.L.A.C.K. He is also a contributor to the award-winning blog Jack and Jill Politics/This Week in Blackness.