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Author Reading: When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When They Call You a Terrorist Book Cover

Patrisse Khan-Cullors in conversation with Charlene Carruthers.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Wilson Abbey

931 W. Wilson Avenue

Uptown, Chicago

The emotional and powerful story of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and how the movement was born.

“This remarkable book reveals what inspired Patrisse’s visionary and courageous activism and forces us to face the consequence of the choices our nation made when we criminalized a generation. This book is a must-read for all of us.” – Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow

From one of the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement comes a poetic memoir and reflection on humanity. Necessary and timely, Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ story asks us to remember that protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes from love. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been called terrorists, a threat to America. But in truth, they are loving women whose life experiences have led them to seek justice for those victimized by the powerful. In this meaningful, empowering account of survival, strength, and resilience, Patrisse Cullors and asha bandele seek to change the culture that declares innocent black life expendable.

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935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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