Patrisse Cullors (of Black Lives Matter) On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'
On this special episode of the People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with friend and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, Patrisse Cullors. They discuss her experience growing up in LA during the war on drugs campaign.
She tells the story of how BLM got started, and later explains the guiding principles of the cause. Other topics include corruption inside LA's Sheriff's department, LGBT social movements, the making of Talib's album "Prisoner Of Conscious," how the FBI labeled them a terrorist organization, Jay-Z's recent deal with the NFL, reparations, and the serious problems within the US prison system.