‘We’ve been forced to be adaptable’ -- How #BlackLivesMatter’s Alicia Garza is still fighting for democracy during the COVID-19 pandemic

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, it can be difficult to manage stress and anxiety. With most stay-at-home and social distancing orders still in effect, the pandemic has also uprooted everyday lives and businesses, forcing sometimes unwanted and tumultuous change.

“The world is changing right now, and a lot of that feels like it's out of our control,” says Alicia Garza, the Co-Creator of #BlackLivesMatter and Principal at Black Futures Lab, which works to empower Black voters and communities in politics.

In an interview with Yahoo Life, Garza discusses how political participation is changing amidst the pandemic and also shares her tips for mental wellbeing and productivity in a time of such uncertainty.

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