Shelly Baker wanted more for black women – so she set out to make that a reality.
The idea for Say Her Name TX came to the 28-year-old activist in 2019 shortly after the death of Breonna Taylor. From there, Baker teamed up with her “partner in activism” Onjheney Warren, who has been to be reckoned with ever since.
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The group is a collective of black activists from across the state of Texas and is focused on “creating an organizational space for black women to lead, build, educate and advocate the problems that affect the lives of black women “. But there is so much more to be done.
Say Her Name TX recently agreed to bring 330 cases of water from Richmond, Virginia to Houston after the historic February winter frost.