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Denisha Merriweather is the Director of Public Relations and Content Marketing at the American Federation for Children and Founder of Black Minds Matter. Denisha previously served as School Choice and Youth Liaison to the Secretary of Education at the U.S. Department of Education.

Denisha is a Florida tax-credit scholarship graduate, and now sits on the Board of Director for Step Up for Students. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida and bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary social science. Along the way, Denisha has become a national symbol for school choice, headlining events with President Trump, Florida governors and other advocates for school choice. Denisha has shared her story across the country and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, PragerU, the Washington Examiner, EducationWeek, and Fox News among other outlets.

To learn more about Black Minds Matter, visit blackmindsmatter.net.

Donate to Black Minds Matter: https://www.federationforchildren.org/bmm/  

Headshot: https://www.federationforchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Denisha-Merriweather-headshot-scaled-e1620253352670.jpg

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