Reverend Al Sharpton chats with Patrisse Cullors to discuss the new North Carolina Election Fraud, the 2020 contenders and what she’s hoping for in the upcoming election cycle.
Patrisse Cullors helped start a movement. One of three original founders of Black Lives Matter, she says she’s been involved in activist efforts for her community since she was 16 years old, and what brought her into activist spaces in the first place was the people who had come before her. “What was so important for me as a young person was having generations above me really spend the time with me to talk about organizing and activism and spend the time with me to help me shape what my role was going to be,” she tells Teen Vogue.
Patrisse Cullors gave an eye-opening keynote on February 7th in the Bronco Student Center’s (BSC) Ursa Major suite, aimed at empowering students to advocate for the change they want to see in society. “My goal is to organize you to be a movement leader,” Cullors said.
Profiles of boss women making moves in the world. We talk to them about their business, their life, and most of all, what they do to find balance in their busy lives. Class is now in session with Professor Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and Founder of Dignity & Power Now.
Exhaustion Is Not an Option: BLM’s Patrisse Cullors on Grief and Activism
February 1, 2019. Vice. Criminalization of Black communities doesn’t stop — and neither should organizers. That’s what Patrisse Cullors learned early on, and how she leads her work. But burnout can happen, and requires gentle care to rekindle the fighter’s flame. She shares experiences about her drive to never stop working to meet goals of the cause, and why taking time for yourself, finding a balance between unending labor and self-care, is the key to effective activism.