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Episode from the podcastJemele Hill is Unbothered

Ep 143: ALICIA GARZA - Tough Skin, Soft Heart

Released Monday, 19th April 2021
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Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza joins Jemele to discuss her powerful new book, “The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart.” Alicia explains why organizing remains the most effective way to create change and amass power. Alicia shares what motivated her to leave BLM and start her own organization, Black Futures Lab. She also addresses common myths about the BLM movement, and the tricky relationship between celebrity and activism. Plus, Jemele gives her thoughts on DMX’s recent passing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices