Alicia Garza and Megan Rapinoe

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This week, we’re broadcasting a conversation with Alicia Garza and Megan Rapinoe, recorded four days before the presidential election. Alicia Garza is an activist and writer. In 2013, she posted a Facebook response to the murder of Trayvon Martin in which she used the hashtag “Black Lives Matter”, and it sparked a major social movement. Garza has now written a book, “The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart”. Megan Rapinoe is a soccer player, two-time World Cup champion and co-captain of the US Women’s National Team. She’s also an outspoken advocate for social justice and the issue of equal pay for female athletes. On October 28, 2020, Alicia Garza and Megan Rapinoe spoke about activism, organizing, and tactics for achieving structural change.

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