“We’re especially moved to be receiving this award from young, black leaders,” Scott-Mujahid said. “It’s really you all who are going to be the future of this movement and the future of this world. I am so inspired by this generation.”
“We knew community-building was really going to be the key to our liberation,” Scott-Mujahid said. “We had seen [institutional racism] in action so many times over the last couple of years, both as we challenged police departments, city governments and state leaders.”
The Black Law Students Association at Quinnipiac is a vibrant, socially active group with nearly 50 members. Previous winners of the Thurgood Marshall Award include Hillary Rodham Clinton, Johnny Cochran, Carlotta Walls LaNier of the Little Rock Nine and Freedom Rider Lula White.