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When They Call You a Terrorist

A Black Lives Matter Memoir

When They Call You a Terrorist( )
Author: Khan-Cullors, Patrisse
Bandele, Asha
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Publisher:Canongate Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, three women - Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi, and Patrisse Khan-Cullors - came together to form an active response to the systemic racism causing the deaths of so many African-Americans. They simply said: Black Lives Matter; and for that, they were labelled terrorists.In this empowering account of survival, strength and resilience, Patrisse Khan-Cullors and award-winning author and journalist asha bandele...
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Khan-Cullors, Patrisse (Author)
Patrisse Khan-Cullors is an American artist, organizer, and freedom fighter, born in Los Angeles, CA. She is a Fulbright Scholar and graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles in 2012 with a degree in religion and philosophy. She curated her first performance piece, Stained: An Intimate Portrayal of State Violence. During the tour of her piece, came the formation of the Coalition to End Sheriff Violence and later her non-profit Dignity and Power Now. She went on to be a co-founder of Black Lives Matter. Her awards include being named a NAACP History Maker (2015), Glamour magazine's Woman of the Year 2016 and winner of the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize. She and co-author Asha Bandele wrote When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, published January 2018.


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