Alicia Garza is joined this week by Laverne Cox, the three-time Emmy-nominated actress and Emmy winning producer.
Alicia Garza is joined this week by Laverne Cox, the three-time Emmy-nominated actress and Emmy winning producer. Her new documentary, Disclosure, takes an in-depth look at Hollywood’s depiction of transgender people. Garza chats with Cox about her new film, preserving democracy, and the Black Trans Lives Matter movement. Plus, Garza’s weekly round up of all that’s good and awful, known as “Lady Don’t Take No”.
Laverne Cox on Twitter and at Instagram
Lady Don't Take No on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook.
Alicia Garza on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook.
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.