Rev. Traci D. Blackmon is the Associate General Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries for The United Church of Christ. Rev. Blackmon's communal leadership and work in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown, Jr., in Ferguson, MO has gained her both national and international recognition and audiences from the White House to the Carter Center to the Vatican. She was appointed to the Ferguson Commission by Governor Nixon and to the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships for the White House by President Obama. Rev. Blackmon co-authored the White Privilege curriculum for the United Church of Christ.