Law Student, Catholic University Columbus School of Law and Co-Founder, Black Movement – Law Project (Washington, DC)
Marques Banks is a Detroit Native, a law student at the Catholic University of America, and a member and Co-Founder of Black Movement-Law Project. He speaks and conducts trainings for activists and organizations on legal observation, knowing your rights, and building legal infrastructures for the movement. He has provided legal support in Ferguson, Baltimore, DC, and various cities. During the Uprising in Baltimore, he trained hundreds of legal observers. With Black Movement-Law Project, he has helped create legal infrastructures in Baltimore, Louisville, and DC. He has a Bachelors of Arts in Public Administration and Public Law and Government from Eastern Michigan University. Marques continues to train and help build legal infrastructures so local organizations can sustain their movement across the country.