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Sole Strategies' Amani Wells-Onyioha Speaks About The Importance of New Businesses Taking a Political Stand - Amani Wells - Sole Strategies

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Amani Wells-Onyioha is a political expert, civil rights advocate, and thought leader. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Amani found her passion for politics during her time at the University of North Texas. After completing her Master's in Journalism, Amani worked for the Democratic Party in Dallas, a Texas state representative race, Dallas district attorney races, and for the coordinated campaign of Texas Democrats including Beto O’ Rourke’s race. After the murder of Trayvon Martin, Amani understood stopping something like that from happening again would require systematic and institutional change, so she committed herself to make an impact on her local and national communities. Now working with Sole Strategies as their Operations Director, she is the engine behind progressive candidates who are seeking to uplift underrepresented communities and change the system. She's represented clients like Ahmaud Arbery's family lawyer Attorney Lee Merritt, Mayoral candidate India Walton, City Councilman Daniel Carlino, and City Councilwoman Lauren Rider, among others. Recently she's appeared on Fox Soul, Diamond and Silk’s Chit Chat, and NTD News and been featured in Forbes, INSIDER, PR News, Washington Informer, SuperCreator, and more.

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