From #BlackLivesMatter to Black liberation

by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Paper Book, 2016


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Chicago, Illinois Haymarket Books [2016]


"Activist and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor surveys the historical and contemporary ravages of racism and persistence of structural inequality such as mass incarceration and Black unemployment. In this context, she argues that this new struggle against police violence holds the potential to reignite a broader push for Black liberation"--Front flap.

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LibraryThing member JanesList
An excellent, if dense, look into where Black Lives Matter came from and where it might be going. A lot of history I should have known already, and some well put ideas. I could see the parts that were more "work" for the author - when we hit more recent events the writing became easier to read, and when it moved into theoretical ideas it densed up again. I highly recommend it.… (more)


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22 cm



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