Black Short Stories : Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors debuts new book about oppression and activism

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Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors debuts new book about oppression and activism
BY MJ FRANKLIN

... Since the monumental activist movement was created in 2013 by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, Black Lives Matter has called attention to systems that keep Black communities oppressed, including mass incarceration and police violence. The movement gained national attention as it protested the acquittal of George Zimmerman after the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin, and the 2014 killing of Michael Brown, and the 2014 killing of Tamir Rice.

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This is where BLM lose my vote of confidence:

We’ve created a superhero of MLK, and we’ve created his legacy to be fully about him versus about hundreds of people who stood up for civil rights for Black people. I think that part of this generation is challenging the idea of who’s supposed to be at the helm of a movement,
 

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