The self-proclaimed “trained Marxist” co-founder of Black Lives Matter (BLM) signed a deal with Warner Bros. Television Group last week, which intends to elevate black voices on television and promulgate the agenda of her organization.
Patrisse Cullors, who co-founded BLM in 2013 with community organizers Alicia Garza and Opal Tomet, inked the multiyear agreement in what is her first deal with a Hollywood studio, according to the Los Angeles Times.
“Building on her political activism, the Los Angeles native plans to work with the studio to develop scripted dramas and comedies, docuseries and animated programming for children, young adults and families,” the Los Angeles Times reported.
“Black voices, especially Black voices who have been historically marginalized, are important and integral to today’s storytelling,” Cullors said in a Thursday statement. “Our perspective and amplification is necessary and vital to helping shape a new narrative for our families and communities.”
“As a longtime community organizer and social justice activist, I believe