Samuel Sinyangwe Biography
Samuel Sinyangwe is an American policy analyst and racial justice activist known for being a member of the Movement for Black Lives and a co-founder of We the Protestors.
Samuel Sinyangwe Age
He was born in 1990.
Samuel Sinyangwe Family
He was born in a family of mixed races. His father was an African from Tanzania while his mother a Jewish. It is not known whether he has siblings or not. He was raised in the College Park neighborhood of Orlando, Florida
Samuel Sinyangwe Education
He studied at Winter Park High School in the International Baccalaureate program. He then graduated from Stanford University, where he studied how race intersects with American politics, economics, and class.
Samuel Sinyangwe Girlfriend
Even though he is soo private with his love life, he is not single. He spoke about his unknown girlfriend in a tweet on 29 May 2018 at 9:42 PM. He wrote, ” The next day I talked to my girlfriend about getting stopped at the door. Turns out she’s never been stopped coming into the building.”
Samuel Sinyangwe Mapping Police Violence
She started working at PolicyLink with the Promise Neighborhoods Institute. During the protest in the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, he took a leave from his job to join them in Missouri. Together with DeRay Mckesson and Johnetta Elzie, he began working to develop policy solutions to address police violence in America.
He noticed the absence of official government statistics on police violence and began compiling them from other sources including Fatal Encounters and KilledbythePolice.net, in order to challenge claims about police shootings being rare events or only resulting from resisting arrest.
He is the co-founder of We the Protestors, an organization aimed in developing a set of digital tools to support Black Lives Matter activism. The organization’s projects include a database of police killings, Mapping Police Violence, and a platform of policy solutions to end Campaign Zero, which is police violence.
He serves as a data scientist for OurStates.org, a project focused on state legislatures. He together with Mckesson and Brittney Packnett founded an open-source project “the Resistance Manual,” aiming at connecting anti-racist activists with activists focused on intersecting issues.
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During the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign, He together with his colleagues met with Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton on these policy issues. He has been a vocal critic of the “Ferguson Effect”, using data to refute the theory that policing had diminished and crime increased in face of activist scrutiny of police use of force.
He is a co-host of Mckesson’s podcast Pod Save the People, a group that discusses the week’s news with a panel of other activists including Mckesson, Packnett and Clint Smith. He was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for law and policy in 2017. He was also a 2017 Echoing Green Black Male Achievement Fellow.
Samuel Sinyangwe Quotes
- Black men are 25% of Baton Rogue population but 100% of those killed by Baton Rogue police.
#AltonSterling was the 154th black person killed by police this year (to date).
- A police officer in America faces a 1 in 1000 chance of ever facing jail time for killing another human being. #FreddieGray
It feels like all the new songs on Apple Music are either Kanye or Post Malone. This has to be one of the circles of hell.
Samuel Sinyangwe Net Worth
He has made a good fortune from his work. His net worth is around $499,999 with a yearly income that is unknown
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