Melina Abdullah


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Dr. Melina Abdullah is an expert on race, gender, class and social movements. She was part of the original group of organizers who formed Black Lives Matter and she is a professor and Chair of Pan African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. She joins Sophia on "Work in Progress" to talk about the moment the Black Lives Matter movement came together, white privilege, how and where these systems originated, and so much more.

Executive Producers: Sophia Bush & Sim Sarna

Supervising Producer: Allison Bresnick

Associate Producer: Caitlin Lee

Editor: Josh Windisch

Assistant Editor: Matt Sasaki

Music written by Jack Garratt and produced by Mark Foster

Artwork by Kimi Selfridge

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