WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST - WNYC "Here For It: Oprah, 'The Chi' and the Power of a Protest Memoir"

WNYC | January 16, 2018

Most people are familiar with the Black Lives Matter movement, and some are even aware that it was founded by three young, queer black women — Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Alicia Garzia and Opal Tometi. But one thing that is often overlooked, or perhaps just misunderstood, is that activists, people who make movements, commit to acts of protest, are also very human. They are not all driven by anger, they do not bleed boiling blood. And that’s what comes through above all else in Khan-Cullors memoir, When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, which she co-wrote with award-winning author and journalist Asha Bandele.

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Jessica Spivey