Patrisse Cullors

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Activists and Artists Mobilize Against 21 Savage's Deportation

“The circumstances of Mr. Abraham-Joseph’s detention stand as a testament to the consistent and historically under-reported harassment and targeting of Black immigrants,” Patrisse Cullors notes.

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Harper's Bazaar Celebrates Patrisse Cullors, Other #WomenWhoDare

The magazine’s new conversation series highlights six people pushing for social justice through arts and media.

Patrisse Cullors speaking at the United State of Women Summit 2018

WATCH: Patrisse Cullors On How Midwifery Can Save Black Women's Lives

A new video and campaign address racial disparities in maternal death rates.

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How Artists of Color Made Race Matter at the 90th Oscars


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Upon the Release of Her New Memoir, Patrisse Khan-Cullors Reflects on the Power of Storytelling

The Black Lives Matter co-founder talks, state repression, “survivors’ guilt” and why she gets so personal in her new book, “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.” 

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Patrisse Cullors on What the Tax Bill Has to Do With Women of Color Dying in Childbirth

The senior fellow in maternal mortality at MomsRising and Black Lives Matter coufounder discusses how the tax bill may impact the reproductive health of women of color, particularly Black women. 

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Black Lives Matter Founders Awarded Sydney Peace Prize

Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the same award in 1999 for his anti-Apartheid work.

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Las Vegas MPD Officers Allegedly Assaulted Michael Bennett of Seattle Seahawks

The outspoken player says police forcefully apprehended him following the August 26 Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

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Black L.A. Activists Demand NRA Pull Fearmongering, Anti-Movement Videos

“We know that we are not safe, but we are not scared either.”

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Black Lives Matter Founders, Zendaya, Simone Biles Among Glamour's Women of the Year

This is the 27th year the magazine has honored world-changing women.

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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Brings Trauma of Criminalization to the Stage

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.

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Black Dallas Cop Sues Black Lives Matter, Obama for 'Igniting a Race War'

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.”

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Out of Despair, Hope: The 3rd Anniversary of #BlackLivesMatter, Zimmerman Acquittal

Where were you when George Zimmerman walked free after killing Trayvon Martin?

Behind the Scenes: How Chicago Students United to Stop Trump

The Los Angeles Times spoke to the Latino, Black and Muslim students who shut down Friday’s Trump rally.

READ: Jelani Cobb on the History—and Future—of Black Lives Matter

Cobb’s latest piece for The New Yorker examines how the movement differs from those of the past and how its decentralized leadership style could impact its chances of success.

Questlove, Patrisse Cullors and Many More Share Their 2015 Favorites

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.

Black Lives Matter Activists Mobilize After LA County Deputies Shoot Man in Back

Video shows Nicholas Robertson walking away from the deputies with what appears to be a gun in his hand.

More than 1,000 Black Activists Sign Statement of Support for Palestine

And they call for the U.S. government to cut diplomatic and economic aid to Israel.

Watch: HuffPost Live Interview With #BlackLivesMatter Activists Who Took Over Netroots Nation

#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.”