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When They Call You a Terrorist

A Black Lives Matter Memoir

When They Call You a Terrorist( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Khan-Cullors, Patrisse
Bandele, Asha
Foreword by: Davis, Angela
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

From one of the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement comes a poetic memoir and reflection on humanity. Necessary and timely, Patrisse Cullors' story asks us to remember that protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes from love. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been called terrorists, a threat to America. But in truth, they are loving women whose life experiences have led them to seek justice for those victimized by the powerful. In this meaningful,...
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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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