Van Lathan’s Impeccable Sense of Direction
Alicia Garza is joined by Van Lathan, co-host of the podcast Higher Learning, along with Rachel Lindsay. Garza asks Lathan about his fantasy versus picks, and his forthcoming book, Fat, Crazy, and Tired: Tales from the Trenches of Transformation. Also, Lathan attempts to explain the enigma that is Soulja Boy. Plus, Garza’s weekly round up of all that’s good and awful from the past week.
Check out Van’s podcast: Higher Learning with with Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay
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This pod is supported by the Black Futures Lab
Production by Phil Surkis
Theme music: "Lady Don't Tek No" by Latyrx
Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people. Garza serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is the co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism. Alicia was recently named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, alongside her BLM co-founders Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (Penguin Random House), and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do.
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