UCSB Reads 2021 Author Talk: Patrisse Cullors

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 5:00pm

Registration link will be posted soon.

UCSB Library is thrilled to present Patrisse Cullors, UCSB Reads 2021 author of When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir for a free online community talk. 

Artist, organizer, educator, and popular public speaker, Patrisse Cullors is a Los Angeles native, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, Founder of grassroots Los Angeles-based organization Dignity and Power Now.

Patrisse co-founded the global Black Lives Matter movement in 2013 after sparking the viral Twitter hashtag. The movement has since expanded into an international organization with dozens of chapters around the world campaigning against anti-black racism. Cullors’ work for Black Lives Matter recently received recognition in TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020 list and TIME Magazine’s 2020 ‘100 Women of the Year’.