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When they call you a terrorist : a Black Lives Matter memoir / Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele ; with a foreword by Angela Davis.

Book Book (2018.)
Description: xiv, 257 pages ; 20 cm
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
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  • ISBN: 1250171083 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781250171085 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First edition.
Foreword / Angela Davis -- All the Bones we Could Find : We are stardust ; Community, interrupted ; Twelve ; Bloodlines ; Magnitude and bond ; Witness ; Out in the world ; All the bones we could find. -- Black Lives Matter : Zero dark thirty: the remix ; No ordinary love ; Dignity and power. Now. ; Black Lives Matter ; Raid ; A call, a response ; #SayHerName ; Black futures ; When they call you a terrorist.
A memoir by the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement explains the movement's position of love, humanity, and justice, challenging perspectives that have negatively labeled the movement's activists while calling for essential political changes.
"A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America--and the founding of a movement that demands restorative justice for all in the land at the tree Raised by a single mother in an impoverished neighborhood In Los Angeles, Patrisse KhanCullors experienced firsthand the prejudice and persecution Black Americans endure at the hands of law enforcement. For Patrisse, the most vulnerable people in the country are Black people. Deliberately and ruthlessly targeted by a criminal justice system serving a white privilege agenda, Black people are subjected to unjustifiable racial profiling and police brutality. In 2013, when Trayvon Martin's killer went free, Patrisse's outrage led her to co-found Black Lives Matter with Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi. Condemned as terrorists and as a threat to America, these loving women founded a hashtag that birthed the movement to demand accountability from the authorities who continually turn a blind eye to the injustices inflicted upon people of Black and Brown skin. Championing human rights in the face of violent racism, Patrisse is a survivor. She transformed her personal pain into political power, giving voice to a people suffering inequality and a movement fueled by her strength and love, to tell the country--and the world--that Black Lives Matter. [This book] is Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele's reflection on humanity. It is an empowering account of survival, strength and resilience and a call to action to change the culture that declares innocent Black life expendable."--Dust jacket.
Authors: Bandele, Asha, (author.). Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- (writer of foreword.).
Citation: Khan-Cullors, Patrisse. "When they call you a terrorist : a Black Lives Matter memoir ." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

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