André Coleman

André-Coleman-250André Coleman is the Deputy Editor of the Pasadena Weekly

Birth of a Movement

Patrisse Cullors seizes the moment to remind the world that Black Lives Matter lack Lives Matters founder Patrisse Cullors’ journey into activism began at a young age. In 1999, then-16-year-old Cullors began raising money to help her brother Monte, who was arrested after joyriding in his mother’s car and evading police. According to Cullors, Monte, while awaiting trial, punched a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and immediately put his hands up to surrender. But instead of simply taking … [Read more...]