Tag: Patrisse Cullors

Former President of HFPA Reportedly Called BLM a ‘Racist Hate Movement’

Golden Globes signage appears on the red carpet at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 6, 2019.Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision, File (AP) As you may know by now, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which conducts the annual Golden Globe Awards, has had to do some extra public relations fixing in the past few […]

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Patrisse Cullors Speaks Out About BLM Money Controversy: ‘Organizers Should Get Paid For The Work That They Do’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Nick Agro / Getty Patrisse Cullors has been busy making the media rounds amid financial criticism of the Black Lives Matter Global Network that she co-founded. On Thursday night, Cullors appeared on the Black News Channel (BNC) for an interview with Marc Lamont Hill to set her record straight by addressing the […]

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White America’s Favorite Honey Baked Ham Is in Twitter Jail After Coming for BLM Co-Founder for Buying House in White Neighborhood

Jason WhitlockScreenshot: YouTube Sports pariah and white America’s favorite lapdog Jason Whitlock is unfortunately a Black man. As such, Whitlock has found a niche in life in which his whole modus operandi is to denounce, bash, and destroy the Movement for Black Lives. Whitlock hates Black people. He hates progressive Black people even more. He […]

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Let Them Lead: It’s Time to Follow Black Women and Girls Toward Justice

Photo: insta_photos (Shutterstock) Despite some (if uneven) progress with vaccinations, we still face a pandemic of pandemics: A deadly virus that exposes and aggravates deep-seated racism and gender-bias throughout our societies and institutions. Indeed, all of the data affirm, women—particularly women of color—bear the brunt of these interconnected crises. Advertisement The facts are devastating: Women […]

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‘I Respect Her Wishes’: Tamika Mallory Responds to Samaria Rice’s Comments, Earns Public Support From Breonna Taylor’s Mother

Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images) Some clarity is emerging on the issues Samaria Rice recently raised regarding her discomfort with the more visible activists in the movement to end the deadly police violence against Black people in America. Advertisement Following the Facebook posts last week by Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, branding Until Freedom’s […]

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Nadria Tucker Discusses ‘Seemingly Out of Nowhere’ Dismissal From Superman & Lois Writers’ Room and WB Investigation [Updated]

Nadria Tucker (Superman & Lois, Krypton)Photo: Courtesy of Nadria Tucker Nadria Tucker writes for TV. She also wants to make sure her own personal story and truth are told, as well. Advertisement In November 2020, Tucker took to Twitter to announce that her contract as a producer on The CW’s show Superman & Lois had […]

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Nadria Tucker Discusses ‘Seemingly Out of Nowhere’ Dismissal From Superman & Lois Writers’ Room and WB Investigation

Nadria Tucker (Superman & Lois, Krypton)Photo: Courtesy of Nadria Tucker Nadria Tucker writes for TV. She also wants to make sure her own personal story and truth are told, as well. Advertisement In November 2020, Tucker took to Twitter to announce that her contract as a producer on The CW’s show Superman & Lois had […]

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BLM Los Angeles Co-Founder Appears to Respond to Criticism From Tamir Rice’s Mother [Updated]

Screenshot: @DaShaunLH/ Twitter Updated, TIME, DATE: This story has been re-edited and re-structured to reflect that Melina Abdullah did not specifically reference anyone in her video where she called out critics of the Black Lives Matter movement. Advertisement On Tuesday, The Root reported that Samaria Rice, Tamir’s mother, criticized Until Freedom founder Tamika Mallory over […]

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Black Lives Matter Says $3 Million Fund for People Struggling From Pandemic Depleted After One Day, Seeks More Donations

Photo: Eugenio Marongiu (Shutterstock) A day after announcing a $3 million fund to support grants to Black people struggling during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLMGNF) says the fund has been exhausted. On Thursday, in a press release sent to The Root, BLMGNF said it had launched a BLM […]

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A Global Fight For Freedom: Black Lives Matter Movement Nominated For 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

NewsOne Featured Video Source: SOPA Images / Getty Eight years after it was founded to honor the lives of Black people globally while advocating for equity across economics, social justice and environmental factors, the Black Lives Matter movement was nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The nomination was made by Petter Eide, […]

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Black Lives Matter Nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP (Getty Images) The Black Lives Matter movement, which has proven itself a defining force for human rights advocacy in our time, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination was made by a Norwegian member of Parliament, Petter Eide, according to the Guardian. Three Black women—Alicia Garza, Patrice Cullors, and […]

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10 Black Lives Matter Chapters Pen Open Letter Criticizing BLM Global Network for Lack of Transparency in Decision Making

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors speaks on stage at the Teen Vogue Summit 2019 on November 02, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif. Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) Black Lives Matter has become such a mainstream rallying cry and concept that it’s easy to forget it’s also an organization—and one that has grown from a […]

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10 Black Lives Matter Chapters Pen Open Letter Criticizing BLM Global Network for Lack of Transparency in Decision Making [Updated]

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors speaks on stage at the Teen Vogue Summit 2019 on November 02, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif. Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) Black Lives Matter has become such a mainstream rallying cry and concept that it’s easy to forget it’s also an organization—and one that has grown from a […]

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Patrisse Cullors Has Been ‘Craving Nuance’ in Black Activists’ Stories—and She Plans to Create That With Warner Bros. TV

Patrisse Cullors Photo: Gio Solis Black lives absolutely matter…and so do our vast and rich array of stories. Patrisse Cullors, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter (along with Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza) and a 2020 honoree of The Root 100 (her fourth time on the list since 2015), recently made Hollywood headlines when she […]

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BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Pens Letter to Biden and Harris Requesting Meeting to Discuss Their Commitment to Black People

Patrisse Cullors attends the Frieze Project Artist Patrisse Cullors x Summit x Cultured Magazine Dinner at The West Hollywood EDITION on February 13, 2020, in West Hollywood, California. Photo: Tommaso Boddi (Getty Images) Despite the fact that Trump and his minions appear to be hellbent on attacking the legitimacy of the 2020 election results, it’s […]

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Voters of Color Are Helping Flip GOP Strongholds. We Know Exactly Who Should Get Their Flowers for That

Photo: Michael A. McCoy (AP) There are many who will scramble to take credit—or to diminish—the surge of Democratic votes that flipped Wisconsin and Michigan blue and are on the verge of similarly flipping Arizona, Georgia, and Pennsylvania, states that helped elect Donald Trump in 2016. No matter how they arrived—be it through the mail, […]

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Activist Patrisse Cullors Delivers Final Rallying Cry to Black Voters: ‘Add to the Power We Built in the Streets’

Photo: Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File (AP) Election Day is finally here, after a historic early voting period that has seen record numbers of voters turning up across the country to make their voices heard at the ballot box. But although we are many decades removed from the Jim Crow laws that formally barred Black voters from […]

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BLM Co-Founders Speak On Elections As They Prepare For A Biden-Harris Ticket

Source: Rich Fury / Getty This week, former vice president Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic nomination for president and Kamala Harris accepted her role as his running mate. Now that it’s clear that the 2020 elections will be Biden versus Donald Trump — who’s running for reelection on the Republican ticket — activists are solidifying […]

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