Jaribu-Hill_AppJaribu Hill is a licensed attorney. She is Founder and Executive Director of the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights. Hill is an author and an international spokesperson on Civil and Human Rights topics. In support of workers across the globe, Jaribu has traveled to Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean. Through her organization, Attorney Hill has provided legal representation and advocacy for hundreds of workers in the state. Her efforts have led to the adoption of “Zero Tolerance Against Hate” policies being implemented in workplaces across the state. Hill also won an important judgment against the Ku Klux Klan in Pelion, South Carolina and has assisted Mississippi Delta parents in their fight for school equity. Hill is the recipient of the coveted “Gloria” Award, named for Gloria Steinem. She is a Skadden Fellow and the recipient of the R. Jess Brown, the highest award given to a Mississippi Lawyer by the Magnolia Bar Association. Jaribu was legal observer during the Women in War Crimes Tribunal, held in Tokyo in December 2000 and the author of the poem, Haunting Mirrors, written to honor Comfort Women and other victims of sexual slavery. Excerpts from this poem were made part of the important judgment rendered during the Tribunal.

Attorney Hill is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and serves as a Special Master in Washington County’s Chancery Court and is a former Municipal Judge for the City of Hollandale. She has written numerous articles and has appeared on various TV and Radio programs, including TV One’s acclaimed series: Murder in Black and White. Attorney Hill serves on Mississippi’s Access to Justice Commission. Learn more about Hill’s work. Visit her Blog (Back in the Day is Today) on Word Press.com and hit her up on Facebook.