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SBCC Reads : 2018 Reads

This guide describes the SBCC Reads program, present and past.

About the Book

"When They Call You a Terrorist is Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele’s reflection on humanity. It is an empowering account of survival, strength and resilience and a call to action to change the culture that declares innocent Black life expendable...Championing human rights in the face of violent racism, Patrisse is a survivor. She transformed her personal pain into political power, giving voice to a people suffering inequality and a movement fueled by her strength and love to tell the country—and the world—that Black Lives Matter” (from the publisher).

Read an excerpt or watch the following trailer about the book:

About the Authors

Patrisse Khan-Cullors

“Patrisse Khan-Cullors is an artist, organizer, and freedom fighter from Los Angeles, CA. Cofounder of Black Lives Matter, she is also a performance artist, Fulbright scholar, popular public speaker, and the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize recipient” (from the publisher).

Review Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ website 

Watch to her C-SPAN interview

asha bandele

asha bandele is the award-winning author of The Prisoner’s Wife and several other works. Honored for her work in journalism and activism, asha is a mother, a former senior editor at Essence and a senior director at the Drug Policy Alliance” (from the publisher).

 

Leonardo Dorantes Memorial Lecture

November 15, 2018

Come hear a free reading and lecture by author Patrisse Khan-Cullors. You can even get your book signed! No tickets needed; seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. The event will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 12:45pm in the Garvin Theatre at SBCC as the 2018-2019 Annual Leonardo Dorantes Memorial Lecture.

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