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Alicia Garza is joined this week by Joy Reid, host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut, and author of the New York Times bestseller “The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story”. Garza asks Reid about becoming the first Black woman to anchor a prime-time cable news program, and then Reid does an election season break-down that you won’t want to miss! Plus, Garza’s weekly round-up of all things awful and wonderful known as “Lady Don’t Take No”.
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. Alicia was recently named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, alongside her BLM co-founders Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors. Her forthcoming book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (Penguin Random House) will be published on October 20, 2020, and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do.