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Patrisse Cullors, a notable member of the Black Lives Matter movement, is the daughter of a stewardess. She was born in Los Angeles in 1979. She attended two colleges in California before pursuing her master’s degree in social work at Columbia University. The Black Lives Matter movement was born in March 2016 and has sparked major debates around racism, law enforcement, and race relations in the United States.
Khan-Cullors along with Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi started the BLM community in 2013. The 37-year old is a UCLA and USC graduate and she married the founder of BLM, Toronto, and amateur boxer Janaya Khan five years ago. She is also the author of 'When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir' in 2018. Her website describes her as an artist, author, educator, and abolitionist working towards "challenging social concepts and reframing our nation’s intercultural dialog - one medium at a time."
Khan-Cullors has also been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize 2021. She was also named by TIME 100 as the 100 most influential people last year and BLM has been recognized as the "largest movement in US history". Patrisse is also the Faculty Director of Arizona’s Prescott College, a new Social and Environmental Arts Practice MFA program, which she developed nesting a curriculum focused on the intersection of art, social justice, and community organizing that is first of its kind in the nation. In 2020, Patrisse signed an overall production deal with Warner Brothers, where she intends to continue to uplift Black stories, talent, and creators that will continue to transform the world of art and culture. (Source: meaww.com)
She is currently the co-founder of Black lives Matter together with community organizers and friends Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi. Cullors created the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter to corroborate Garza’s use of the phrase in making a Facebook post about the Martin case.
Cullors is a Fulbright scholar. She was named 2007 Mario Savio Young Activist of the Year. She has also received the Sidney Goldfarb award. She was named an NAACP History Maker in 2015. Also in 2015 Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza (as "The Women of #BlackLivesMatter") were listed as one of the nine runners-up for The Advocate's Person of the Year. She was also named a Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year 2016. Also in 2016, she was named one of Fortune's World's Greatest Leaders and an Honorary Doctorate from Clarkson University, among several others. She is the 2018 recipient of the José Muñoz Award from CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. (Source: www.celebsagewiki.com)
Last year, Khan-Cullors and Khan were spotted in the Bahamas looking for a unit at the Albany, a real estate source who did not want to be identified told The Post. The elite enclave is laid out on “600 oceanside acres” and features a private marina and designer golf course. Current homes for sale include a nearly 8,000-square-foot, six-bedroom townhouse with a media room and marina views. The price is only available upon request, according to the resort’s website.
Black Lives Matter was founded by Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi. The three started the movement in response to George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin shooting. Cullors coined the phrase #BlackLivesMatter in 2013 to back up Garza’s use of it in a Facebook post about the Martin case. She stated in 2017 that the movement would not meet with US President Donald Trump, just as it would not have met with Adolf Hitler, because Trump is “literally the epitome of evil.” (Source: thefamousinfo.com)