(Lazarre-White, Khary) Khary Lazarre-White is a writer, social justice advocate, attorney, and activist who has dedicated his life to the educational outcome and opportunities for young people of color. He is co-founder and executive director of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol. He has received awards for his work, including the Oprah Winfrey Angel Network Use Your Life Award, the Ford Foundation Leadership for a Changing World Award, awards from Black Girls Rock!, the Andrew Goodman Foundation, and a Resident Fellowship Award to the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. He has written for the Huffington Post, NYU Press, Nation Books, and MSNBC.com, and has edited three books, The Brotherhood Speaks, Voices of the Brotherhood/Sister Sol, and Off the Subject. His first novel, Passages (Seven Stories Press), tells the story of Warrior, a young black man navigating the snowy winter streets of Harlem and Brooklyn in 1993. In Warrior’s mind, nothing is safe, not even his mind, which is haunted by the spirits of ancestors and of the demons of the system of oppression.