Black Activists Hold Intergenerational Conversation in LA

Black Activists Hold Intergenerational Conversation in LA

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What does #BlackLivesMatter have to do with public health? Is #BlackLivesMatter picking up where the Civil Rights Movement left off? Both BLM and The California Endowment are challenging age-old narratives and redefining health and well-being. Watch the video to hear a cross-generational talk between #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors and TCE President Dr. Robert Ross.

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The discussion was held Jan. 22 at the Cal Endowment in Los Angeles

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Michael Lozano is a 27-year-old journalist born to Mexican parents who sought opportunity in the U.S. Operating their own counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles, his parents fostered a sense of social justice in him, which he continues to fulfill through writing. As a college student, Michael emerged himself in activist groups and graduated from CSULB in 2011 with honors in Sociology and a minor in Journalism. His articles have been published nationally across VoiceWaves.Org, New American Media, and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher. He also writes music and performs poetry in Long Beach. - See more at: http://voicewaves.org/2016/01/black-activists-hold-intergenerational-dialogue-in-la/#sthash.K9AN2mSo.dpuf

 

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