- Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, says Clintons have taken black votes for granted while backing injurious policies
- On Thursday, Bill Clinton had tense exchange with protesters
Alicia Garza, the co-creator of Black Lives Matter, is an organizer and writer living and working in Oakland, California. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)On Tuesday, former secretary of state and current presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton took the stage at BET's Black Girls Rock show and proclaimed, "There are still a lot of barriers holding back African-Americans and black women in particular."