The first #BlackLivesMatter organizer elected to public office in the country, Councilman khalid is leading a generation of young activists from protests to politics. This #Fightfor15 organizer & Bernie Sanders Delegate is part of the inaugural City Council of South Fulton, GA, which is poised to become the largest progressive city in the South.

​khalid is a lifelong community activist. His name, lower-cased in the Yoruba African tradition, emphasizes the community over the individual and literally means "eternal quiet warrior."