Black Lives Matter Co-Founder: Obama Overlooked Black Women

by Alicia Garza https://blacklivesmatter.com/black-lives-matter-co-founder-obama-overlooked-black-women/ Tuesday night, I sat as the guest of Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) at President Obama's final State of the Union. I waited for him to discuss or even announce a plan to address the needs of black people in America especially black cisgender and transgender women and black immigrant women, who continue to be overlooked, underpaid, undervalued and in the midst of continual attacks on our lives. I was deeply disappointed, and, unfortunately, not surprised. There was no tribute for India Clarke, a [...]