Alicia Garza is an innovator, strategist, and organizer. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, founder and principal of the Black Futures Lab, the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and the co-founder of Supermajority. Alicia also appears in the new Ta Nehisi Coates’s HBO movie, Between The World and Me. She shares her thoughts on politics and pop culture on her podcast, Lady Don’t Take No. Alicia believes that Black communities deserve what all communities deserve—to be powerful in every aspect of their lives.
In addition to being a co-host with Ai-jen Poo on their podcast Sunstorm and hosting her own podcast, Lady Don’t Take No, Alicia Garza recently published her first book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (One World, October 2020), an essential guide to building transformative movements to address the challenges of our time. The Purpose of Power gathers Alicia’s reflections on how making room among the woke for those who are still waking can inspire and activate more and more people to join the fight for the world we all deserve.
The Daily Show | Drawing the Road Map for Black Lives Matter
CBS | Alicia Garza on the origin of Black Lives Matter
The View | #BlackLivesMatter is in the muscle memory of this country
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness | Why Are Domestic Workers’ Rights Essential? with Alicia Garza
The Root | The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans 2020
TIME | Black Lives Matter Founders Are on 2020 TIME 100 List
The Atlantic | The 10 Best Political Books of 2020 by Black Women
InStyle | 5 Things President Biden Should Do For Black Women in His First 100 Days
Lovett or Leave It podcast | Is Joe Biden Listening to Black Voters?
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