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Students Unite! We Continue the Fight on Tuesday, July 7

Event Recording:

Promotional video created by student leaders:

Following the Students Unite! Seeking Justice for Ahmaud Arbery event, we are honored to welcome back iRunWithMaud Committee Founding Members Demetris Frazier and Josiah “Jazz” Watts, as well as Jim Barger and special guest IronE Singleton to share their message with students and school communities across the country. They’ll deepen the conversation with us about systemic racism, policing, accountability, and justice in America – for all Black and Brown bodies. They will also emphasize what each of us can actively do to seek justice and create change.


Demetris Frazier: Ahmaud Arbery’s cousin and
close childhood friend
Josiah “Jazz” Watts: writer, activist, Sapelo descendant,
Ahmaud Arbery’s cousin
Jim Barger: attorney, writer, author of
Ahmaud Arbery Holds Us Accountable
and special guest
IronE Singleton: actor, author, activist


This event is being organized for students and adults nationwide by members of the iRunWithMaud Committee in collaboration with the Brooklyn Friends School Office of Service Learning & Civic Engagement and iRunWithMaud Student Interns Cyrah, Kayla, Loane, Bebe, Alani & Evelyn (BFS Class of 2021). If you have any questions, please contact our team at

*poster with original art designed by Nicole A., BFS Class of 2020