Welcome to the debut mini episode of Lady Don't Take No with Alicia Garza! Garza gets the party started right with friend and superhuman, Lateefah Simon.
Welcome to the debut mini episode of Lady Don't Take No with Alicia Garza! Garza gets the party started right with friend and superhuman, Lateefah Simon. Simon is the President of the Akonadi Foundation, an advocate for civil rights and racial justice, and the youngest woman to receive a MacArthur Genius Fellowship. Garza and Simon discuss what it means to be a boss in the midst of a global pandemic, cooking tips in the time of 'rona, and zoom fatigue syndrome.
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Alicia Garza on Twitter: @aliciagarza
Lateefah Simon on Twitter: @lateefahsimon
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. She shares her thoughts on the women transforming power in Marie Claire magazine every month. Her forthcoming book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (Penguin Random House) will be published in October 2020, and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do.