As the Black Lives Matter movement explodes in popularity, it’s a good time to revisit my 2018 interview with Patrisse Cullors, one of the founders of BLM. She talks about her memoir, When They Call You A Terrorist, and how the police traumatized her as a child.Patreon.com/toureshowInstagram: @toureshowTwitter: @toure
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S11Bonus: Power to the People
On Thursday June 11, 2020, justice advocate and philanthropist Jason Flom moderated a forum on Facebook Live with four extraordinary leaders in civil rights, justice, and advocacy: Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors; prison industry expert Bianca Tylek; Drug Policy Alliance executive director Kassandra Frederique; and civil rights lawyer and author Alec Karakatsanis. The goal of this event was to empower people to take action, find resources, and learn how to use their unique talents/resources to move us forward in the urgent fight for racial justice.
This is a list of the many organizations mentioned during this discussion. Learn more and get involved at:
8 to Abolition https://www.8toabolition.com/
Black Lives Matter https://blacklivesmatter.com/
Blackout Collective https://blackoutcollective.org/
Black Youth Project 100 https://www.byp100.org/
Civil Rights Core https://www.civilrightscorps.org/
Dignity and Power Now http://dignityandpowernow.org/
Drug Policy Alliance https://www.drugpolicy.org/
Innocence Project http://www.innocenceproject.org
Movement for Black Lives https://m4bl.org/
People's Budget LA http://www.peoplesbudgetLA.com
Real Justice PAC https://realjusticepac.org/
Vocal New York http://www.vocal-ny.org/
Worth Rises https://worthrises.org/
Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom is a production of Lava for Good™ Podcasts in association with Signal Co No1 and PRX.
Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, and the author of (written with asha bandele, now in paperback), When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir (St. Martin's Press, 2018), talks about how young Black Americans respond to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wednesday host Lilada Gee speaks with activist Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. Her new memoir is called When They Call You a Terrorist.
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