How Patrisse Khan-Cullors became an activist against police brutality and founded Black Lives Matter

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Patrisse Khan-Cullors is one of the founders of
Black Lives Matter. (Photo by Curtis Moore)

Patrisse Khan-Cullors grew up in a poor neighborhood in Van Nuys -- what she describes as ground zero for the war on drugs and war on gangs. She was first arrested at age 12, which set in motion a life of activism. We speak with Khan-Cullors about her new memoir and activism today.

Credits

Guest:
Patrisse Khan-Cullors - author, “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir” - @OsopePatrisse

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole