Phylicia Brown

Director – Black Love Resists

Phylicia (she/her) is the Director of Black Love Resists in the Rust, Buffalo, NY. She has worked at the intersection of education and justice as a general and special education teacher, an advocate for Students with Disabilities, and most recently, a school administrator. Phylicia joined Just Resisting in 2015, and continued her membership to Black Love Resists in the Rust. Prior to her directorship, she served as the chair of BLRR’s Advisory Board, co-leading the organization through the transitions of founding Co-Directors Shaketa Redden and Natasha Soto.

Phylicia is an alum of Black Organizers for Leadership and Dignity’s  (BOLD) Amandla! Praxis training and is committed to base-building, leadership development, and political education for the sake of Black Liberation in Buffalo and beyond!