Black Activists Hold Intergenerational Conversation in LA

Jan. 28, 2016 / By

What does #BlackLivesMatter have to do with public health? Is #BlackLivesMatter picking up where the Civil Rights Movement left off? Both BLM and The California Endowment are challenging age-old narratives and redefining health and well-being. Watch the video to hear a cross-generational talk between #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors and TCE President Dr. Robert Ross.

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The discussion was held Jan. 22 at the Cal Endowment in Los Angeles.

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Michael Lozano

Michael Lozano

Michael is an editor and multimedia journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. For the past 6 years, his mentorship has provided youth opportunities to share their stories online, on NPR, KCET, the Long Beach Post, and other national websites. His articles have been syndicated and translated into multiple languages via New America Media and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher. He was recently a fellow with UCLA's Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies. Michael graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor.