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The Third Space Podcast with Faiza Farah

Faiza Farah

The Third Space Podcast with Faiza Farah
35 min2020 OCT 8
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Dr. Wes Bellamy, author of “When White Supremacy Knocks, Fight Back! How White People can use their Privilege and How Black People can use their Power,” is the former Vice-Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the youngest person ever elected to the position. He currently serves as the Political Science Department Chairman at Virginia State University, the national Co-Chairman of the newly developed Our Black Party – a political platform focused on advancing the needs of Black people in America, and one of the Global thought leaders of the Millennial Generation. Dr. Bellamy is the National Public Policy Chairman of the 100 Black Men of America. He is the youngest individual ever elected to the Charlottesville City Council post, and he came into the national spotlight after helping to lead the effort to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson from City Parks. In 2019, Dr. Bellamy wrote “Monumental: It Was Never About a Statue”, about his experience as serving as the only Black person on the Charlottesville city council while fighting against white supremacy.