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Alicia Garza is joined by transformative justice strategist and human rights advocate, Rukia Lumumba. Lumumba is the Executive Director of the People’s Advocacy Institute and the co-director of the Electoral Justice Project of the Movement for Black Lives. Lumumba sheds light on the ways we can and should support the communities in Mississippi most heavily impacted by Hurricane Ida, and how we push for Black liberation in a changing world & much more! Plus, Garza brings all of the real with her weekly roundup of all that’s good and awful from the past week.
This pod is supported by the Black Futures Lab
Production by Phil Surkis
Theme music: "Lady Don't Tek No" by Latyrx
Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people. Garza serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is the co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism. Alicia was recently named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, alongside her BLM co-founders Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (Penguin Random House), and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do.