Darnell L. Moore

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Darnell L. Moore

Editor-at-Large, CASSIUS
Co-managing editor, The Feminist Wire 
Writer-in-Residence, Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice,
Columbia University
Co-founder, YOU Belong

Darnell’s advocacy centers on marginal identity, youth development and other social justice issues in the U.S. and abroad. He has led and participated in several critical dialogues including at the United Nations, the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, at Harvard Divinity School, and as a member of the first U.S. delegation of LGBTQ leaders to Palestine.

Darnell was also instrumental in organizing the Black Lives Matters Ride to Ferguson in the wake of Mike Brown’s tragic murder and helped develop the infrastructure for the BLM Network. 

A prolific writer, Darnell has been published in various media outlets including MSNBCThe GuardianHuffington PostEBONYThe RootThe AdvocateOUT Magazine and numerous others.  He has also published essays in several edited books. Darnell has held positions of Visiting Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Yale Divinity School, New York University and Columbia University. He has taught at Rutgers University, Fordham University, City College of New York City and Vassar College.

He is soon to complete his first book, No Ashes in the Fire (Nation Books).