MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A prominent figure of the Black Lives Matter movement and head of the NAACP in Minneapolis is leaving her job at the University of St. Thomas Law School.

Nekima Levy-Pounds announced via her Facebook page that she’s leaving the school to pursue advocacy for racial and economic justice.

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Pounds taught at the school for 13 years and is the founding director of its Community Justice Project.

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Pounds played a leading role in the protests following the death of Jamar Clark, who was shot and killed by Minneapolis police in November.

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Her last day at the school is July 31.