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African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity by The essays in African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity engage readers in critical conversations by activists, scholars, and artists reflecting on national and transnational legacies of African American activism as an element of artistic practice, particularly as they concern artistic expression and race relations, and the intersections of creative processes with economic, sociological, and psychological inequalities.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2019-12-06
Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by A groundbreaking work of feminst history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism within the recent women's movement, and black women's involvement with feminsim.
Call Number: E185.86.H73 A5 1984
Publication Date: 1999-07-01
Black Youth Rising: Activism and Radical Healing in Urban America by Black Youth Rising examines how toxic social conditions outside of schools, in neighborhoods, cities, and society have threatened black youth's capacity to dream, hope, organize, and act. In this book, Ginwright presents an alternative framework for understanding today's black youth.Combining a theoretically grounded framework with practical strategies, Black Youth Rising offers a new model for understanding what African American youth need in order to succeed in school and in life.
Call Number: F869.O2 G455 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow by Expanding on the call to action in Michelle Alexander's acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this accessible organizing guide puts tools in your hands to help you and your group understand how to make meaningful, effective change. Learn about your role in movement-building and how to pick and build campaigns that contribute towards a bigger mass movement against the largest penal system in the world. This important new resource offers examples from this and other movements, time-tested organizing techniques, and vision to inspire, challenge, and motivate.
Call Number: HV9950 .H848 2015
Publication Date: 2015-03-20
Excluded : Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive by While many feminist and queer movements are designed to challenge sexism, they often simultaneously police gender and sexuality. Among LGBTQ activists, there is a long history of dismissing bisexuals, transgender people, and other gender and sexual minorities. In each case, exclusion is based on the premise that certain ways of being gendered or sexual are more legitimate, natural, or righteous than others.
Call Number: HQ1155 .S47 2013
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.
Call Number: E185.615 .F526 2016
Publication Date: 2016-08-02
Las Hermanas: Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in the U.S. Catholic Church by The emergence of Las Hermanas: The social context -- Unidas en acción y oración: Chicana/Latina religious leaders -- Une nueva iglesia latina: Activism and alliances, 1971-1980 -- The challenge of being Chicana/Latina, Catholic, and feminist -- Transformative struggle: The spirituality and theology of Las Hermanas
Call Number: BX810.H57 M43 2004
Publication Date: 2004-06-01
March: Book One by March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.
Call Number: PN6727.P69 M37 2013 v.1
Publication Date: 2013-08-13
March: Book Three by By the fall of 1963, the Civil Rights Movement has penetrated deep into the American consciousness, and as a chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, John Lewis is guiding the tip of the spear. Through relentless direct action, SNCC continues to force the nation to confront its own blatant injustice, but for every step forward, the danger grows more intense: Jim Crow strikes back through legal tricks, intimidation, violence, and death.
Call Number: PN6727.P69 M37 2016 v.3
Publication Date: 2016-08-02
March: Book Two by After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the Deep South, they will be tested like never before.
Call Number: PN6727.P69 M37 2015 v.2
Publication Date: 2015-01-20
My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem had an itinerant childhood. Every fall, her father would pack the family into the car and they would drive across the country, in search of their next adventure. The seeds were planted: Steinem would spend much of her life on the road, as a journalist, organizer, activist, and speaker.
Call Number: HQ1413.S675 A3 2015
Publication Date: 2015-10-27
Protest: the Aesthetics of Resistance by Published in conjunction with the exhibition Protest! Widerstand im Plakat (Protest! Resistence Posters), held at the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, in 2018.
Call Number: N72.P6 P76 2018
Publication Date: 2018-06-12
Privilege, Power, and Difference by This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.
Call Number: HN90.E4 J64 2006
Publication Date: 2005-02-11
The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex by e Revolution Will Not Be Funded gathers essays by radical activists, educators, and non-profit staff from around the globe who critically rethink the long-term consequences of what they call the "non-profit industrial complex." Drawing on their own experiences, the contributors track the history of non-profits and provide strategies to transform and work outside them.
Call Number: HM671 .R48 2017
Publication Date: 2017-02-03
Tearing down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education by Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor—and even the middle class.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2007-05-29
We Demand by In We Demand, Roderick A. Ferguson shows how the university, particularly the public university, is moving away from "the people" in all their diversity. As more resources are put toward STEM education, humanities and interdisciplinary programs are being cut and shuttered. This has had a devastating effect on the pursuit of knowledge, and on interdisciplinary programs born from the hard work and effort of an earlier generation. This is not only a reactionary move against the social advances since the '60s and '70s, but part of the larger threat of anti-intellectualism in the United States.
Call Number: LA229 .F465 2017
Publication Date: 2017-08-22
We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice by What if social transformation and liberation isn't about waiting for someone else to come along and save us? What if ordinary people have the power to collectively free ourselves? In this timely collection of essays and interviews, Mariame Kaba reflects on the deep work of abolition and transformative political struggle.
Call Number: HM671 .K33 2021
Publication Date: 2021-02-23
Unapologetic: a Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements by This twenty-first century activists' guide to upending mainstream ideas about race, class, and gender carves out a path to collective liberation through the Black radical tradition. Drawing on Black intellectual and grassroots organizing -- including the Haitian Revolution, the US civil rights movement, and the LGBTQ rights and feminist movements -- Unapologetic calls on all of us engaged in the social justice struggle to make the movement more Black, more radical, more queer, and more feminist.
Call Number: HQ75.6.U5 C36 2018
Publication Date: 2018-08-28