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Since the rise of the BLM movement, Garza has become a powerful and much-needed voice in the media. Here are a few examples of her poignant op-eds and commentary:

“Our Cynicism Will Not Build A Movement. Collaboration Will.” (Mic, Jan. 26, 2017)

I’ve been grappling with how to challenge cynicism in a moment that requires all of us to show up differently. On Saturday, I joined more than a million women in Washington, D.C., to register my opposition to the new regime. Participating in the Women’s March — if you count satellite protests around the country, the largest one-day mobilization in the history of the United States — was both symbolic and challenging…

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“All Politics Is Identity Politics”: Reckoning with Racial Justice In The Trump Era” (Vox, Feb. 9 2017)

During the Obama years, a new generation of racial justice activists emerged, elevating the needs and demands of people of color. Through acts like protesting against the officer-involved killings of black people, lobbying for unbiased treatment of children of color in schools, or tweeting about the lack of racial diversity in entertainment, advocates helped illuminate the vast inequalities that continue to plague communities of color across the country…

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