The Purpose of Power - Alicia Garza - Wow!
THE PURPOSE OF POWER: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart : - Alicia Garza's description of how one should build a movement, is an incredibly well written book! She uses examples from her organizing work in Bayview Hunters Point (in San Francisco) and in her co-founding of Black Lives Matter in making very clear a lot about what one should and should not do. Garza knows her history very well and explains things most clearly. Examples of her words include: By the early 1970s, two new trends were unfolding within the conservative movement : the new right (which included the Christian or religious right) and the neoconservatives ,,, They come together on things they can agree on in the interest of building and maintaining power. This has been key to the right's success and key to its survival. ,,, The new right wanted to cast a wider net, beyond its base of southern segregationists and economic elites, in order to expand its reach and influence into more sectors of so