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by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele
Foreword by Angela Davis Format: Paperback / softback 272 pagesPublisher: Canongate Books LtdImprint: Canongate Books Ltd
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 recount the personal story that led Patrisse to become a founder of Black Lives Matter, seeking to end the culture that declares Black life expendable.Like the era-defining movement she helped create, this rallying cry demands you do not look away. With foreword by Angela Davis.
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