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I think what the events of this week have shown us is that there have always been multiple Americas, there's been an America that we read about in history books -- a romantic America that is made of fairy tales. And then there's America that some of us live in -- an America where the rules have been rigged against us for a very long time.

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Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza (born January 4, 1981) is an American civil rights activist and writer known for co-founding the international Black Lives Matter movement. She has organized around the issues of health, student services and rights, rights for domestic workers, ending police brutality, anti-racism, and violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people of color. Her editorial writing has been published by The Guardian, The Nation, Rolling Stone, and Truthout. She currently directs Special Projects at the National Domestic Workers Alliance and is the Principal at the Black Futures Lab.

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