Sister Beatrice X Johnson

Sister Beatrice X Johnson, aka Auntie Bee, is co-founder of the Love Not Blood Campaign.

A social justice organization ending police violence in this country. She is the wife of Uncle Bobby X Johnson and the cousin of Gail Keaton-Smiley, who was killed by the Detroit police in 1972 and the aunt of Oscar Grant killed by the Oakland police in 2009. She is a recipient of the Mawina Kuyyate Award and the Momz That Rock Award. She is a member of the Nation of Islam. She has been involved with activism since the early age of 10. Auntie Bee first police terrorism activism case was at the age 22 years old. Auntie B was part of the activism and protesting behind Sagon Penn, twice acquitted in the shooting of two San Diego police officers in a racially charged case that sharply exposed the divide between the police and the Black community. Auntie Bee is a community organizer, activist and works to bring about an atmosphere of social justice and family relationship throughout the United States.
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