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patrisse.cullors Patrisse Cullors

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Patrisse Cullors is an artist, organizer, and freedom fighter from Los Angeles, CA. Cofounder of Black Lives Matter and founder of Dignity and Power Now, she is also a performance artist, popular public speaker, and a New York Times bestselling author. She’s received many awards for activism and movement building, including being named by the Los Angeles Times as a Civil Rights Leader for the 21st Century and the Sydney Peace Prize for her work with Black Lives Matter. Patrisse recently completed an international tour for her new book When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. This year Patrisse teamed up with digital media company blackpills to produce RESIST, a docu-series following her Los Angeles grassroots community’s efforts to stop a $3.5 billion jail expansion plan. In August 2018 Patrisse announced her new role as an adjunct professor at Arizona’s Prescott College where she will teach a course she created that examines, social practice, cultural work, and art impact on community organizing as part of the Social Justice & Community Organizing (SJCO) Master’s degree program. Patrisse is also completing her studies as a 2019 MFA candidate at the University of Southern California.


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Two Cis Black Men Openly Share Their Vulnerability In New Podcast 'Damon And Damon'

This piece is co-written by Shakara Wyatt.The podcast landscape is increasingly riddled with inspiring Black voices, and on October 14 at 3:10 a.m. in Atlanta, Georgia, knee deep in Afropunk, Damon and Damon found its home within that landscape.Cultural architect Damon Turner and post-disciplinary artist Damon Davis provide us with a level of comfortability, acceptance and love...