In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities.
Upload Date: Sep 10, 2020
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2020
Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities.
Why is black lives matter important for the U. S. Right now and in the world, Black lives matter is are called action. It is a tool toe, a re imagine world where black people are free to exist. Frito Live. It is a tool for our allies to show up differently for us. I grew up in a neighborhood that was heavily policed. I witnessed my brothers and my siblings continuously stopped and frisked by law enforcement. I remember my home being raided and one of the questions that a child I had was why? Why us? Black lives matter offers answers to the Y. It offers a new vision for young black girls around the world that we deserve to be fought for that we deserve to call on local governments to show up for us. An anti black rate is I don't want to do it. Okay on anti black racism is not only happening in the United States, it's actually happening all across the globe, and what we need now more than ever, is a human rights movement that challenges systemic racism in every single context.