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Title:
Stay woke : a people's guide to making all Black lives matter
ISBN:
9781479836482

9781479874927
Physical Description:
vii, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Introduction -- On the matter of Black lives -- All the words people throw around -- The politics of racial progress -- Are you upholding white supremacy? -- It doesn't have to be this way -- Twenty-one affirmations for the twenty-first century -- Conclusion: We believe that we will win!
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Summary:
When #BlackLivesMatter went viral in 2013, it shed a light on the urgent, daily struggles of black Americans to combat racial injustice. The message resonated with millions across the country. Yet many of our political, social, and economic institutions are still embedded with racist policies and practices that devalue black lives. Stay Woke directly addresses these stark injustices and builds on the lessons of racial inequality and intersectionality the Black Lives Matter movement has challenged its fellow citizens to learn. In this essential primer, Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith inspire readers to address the pressing issues of racial inequality, and provide a basic toolkit that will equip readers to become knowledgeable participants in public debate, activism, and politics. This book offers a clear vision of a racially just society, and shows just how far we still need to go to achieve this reality. From activists to students to the average citizen, Stay Woke empowers all readers to work toward a better future for black Americans. --
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