Ahead of opening night for Patrisse Cullors’ “Power: From the Mouths of the Occupied,” the activist talked to Colorlines about how the production will incorporate the stories of Seattle locals in each performance.
From the lawsuit: “The defendants, if not legally reined in, are allegedly responsible, along with others, for igniting a race war that will ultimately totally destroy the freedoms that our founding fathers bequeathed to us.”
We asked a bunch of our favorite activists, filmmakers, musicians, writers and comedians what they watched, listened to and read throughout the year. Check out our mammoth-but-fascinating rundown of the music, TV shows, films, books, visual art and viral videos they loved.
#BlackLivesMatter activists on the presidential hopefuls’ commitment to issues that impact black community: “We need bold and courageous leadership right now. We don’t need people who are gonna be cowardly and people who are going to be defensive.”