Alicia Garza

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United States, Activist
January 4, 1981

Alicia Garza (born January 4, 1981) is an African-American activist and editorial writer who lives in Oakland, California. She has organized around the issues of health, student services and rights, rights for domestic workers, ending police brutality, anti-racism, and violence against trans and gender non-conforming people of color. Her editorial writing has been published by The Guardian, The Nation, The Feminist Wire, Rolling Stone, HuffPost and Truthout. She currently directs Special Projects at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Garza also co-founded the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  • Alicia Garza: Despite some progress that was made, racism is everywhere, it’s like the air we breathe. we need to allocate resources in such a way that we actually address some of these problems that are not crimes.
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