A womanist, Onleilove writes and lectures on the implicit bias of colorism and its impact on African- American women. The former executive director of PICO-Faith in New York, Onleilove is a workshop facilitator, speaker, and writer. She is a contributing writer for Sojourners magazine, The Black Commentator, Huff Post Religion, and NPR’s Onbeing blog. Having experienced poverty and homelessness, she has developed a compassion for people fueled by her passion for justice, and knows that the gospel is truly “good news to the poor.” Onleilove serves on Mayor Bill de Blasio's Clergy Advisory Council, the board of directors for Sojourners, Align, and on the advisory board for the Micah Institute at NY Theological Seminary. In April 2018, her first book “Prophetic Whirlwind: Uncovering the Black Biblical Destiny” will be published, and Onleilove will be teaching at the Baptist Theological Seminary of Liberia.