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Mawuli Mel Davis


Mawuli Mel Davis

MAWULI MEL DAVIS is an African centered civil rights attorney, human rights organizer, and author.

For over 30 years he has been involved in building coalitions, organizing social justice protests, and conducting training to support the Black Liberation Movement.

Mawuli played a key organizing role in ending “cash money bonds” in the city of Atlanta, the removal of the Confederate Monument in Decatur, serves as social justice ambassador for the HBCU All-Star basketball game, and securing funding for reparations research in the City of Decatur.

Mawuli has been intentional about developing youth empowerment programs as a co-founder of Let Us Make Man, The Black Man Lab, and Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights.

He was a member of the historic “Durban 400” that participated in the United Nations World Conference Against Racism in South Africa where colonialism and slavery were declared crimes against humanity.

As an attorney, Mawul has represented activists in the Occupy Movement, Moral Monday, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and Stop Cop City Campaign.

Mawuli teaches race, law, and politics classes in the Dr. Mack H. Jones Political Science Department at Clark Atlanta University. He is the Founding Partner and Senior Trial Attorney for Davis Bozeman Johnson law, one of Georgia’s largest Black-owned and operated plaintiff’s civil law firms.

Mawuli’s book, “We Need You!: Encouraging My Sons’ Generation for Black Liberation” was published by Third World Press.

Mawuli is married to his childhood sweetheart, activist educator, Jana Johnson-Davis.

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