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Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza is co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter and Director of Special Projects for the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA). Her work is featured in Time, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian, Elle, and Essence. Alicia has received the Sydney Peace Prize, Adweek Beacon Award, Glamour’s Women of the Year Award, Marie Claire’s New Guard Award, and was honored as the Community Change Agent at BET’s Black Girls Rock Awards. Garza’s first book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart, was released in October with One World (Penguin Random House.) She shares her thoughts on politics and pop culture on her podcast, Lady Don’t Take No.