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In this book, Khan-Cullors writes of growing up in Los Angeles and experiencing the persecution of Black people by law enforcement, and particularly her brother’s experience in jail. After Trayvon Martin’s killer went free in 2013, these experiences led Khan-Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi to co-found Black Lives Matter to fight for accountability for injustices against Black people.

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Ill. Gov. JB Pritzker, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, State Rep. Mike Halpin, Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri, Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms and other loc…

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