James Ennis Street serves as a legal assistant at Muslim Advocates.
James graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018 with double majors in Public Policy and Critical Race Studies. As a Ronald E. McNair scholar, James conducted research on the relationship between illegal substance use, socio-historical and cultural trauma, and mental health/well-being in North American Indigenous communities.
As an undergraduate, James served as a project assistant for Sacrificial Poets and Blackspace, a senior advisor in student government, and as the student leader of UNC's Office of Diversity and Inclusion. He is also co-founder Black Congress, a statewide organization working at the frontlines of Black activism.