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The Resource On the other side of freedom : the case for hope, DeRay Mckesson

On the other side of freedom : the case for hope, DeRay Mckesson

Label
On the other side of freedom : the case for hope
Title
On the other side of freedom
Title remainder
the case for hope
Statement of responsibility
DeRay Mckesson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Drawing from his own experiences, DeRay Mckesson, the civil rights activist and organizer, offers ways for all Americans to work to dismantle the legacy of racism and to take responsibility for imagining and building a better world"--
  • "We have never been the voiceless, proclaims activist DeRay Mckesson, we have been the unheard. And the message that must now be heard is that inequality is neither hardwired nor inevitable. We have a system that was designed to favor some at the expense of others, and because it was designed, it can be redesigned. Indeed, we can live in a society of equity, justice, and joy. In August 2014, twenty-nine-year-old Mckesson stood with hundreds of others on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri to demand just such a society. These protests, and others like them in cities across the country, resulted in the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement. Now, in his first book, Mckesson lays out an incisive new framework for today's liberation movement. Breathing new life into the conversation about activism, resistance, and justice while examining our nation's complex history, he dissects how deliberate oppression persists, how racial injustice strips our lives of promise, and how technology has added a new dimension to mass action and social change. Honest, courageous, and imaginative, [this book] is a work brimming with hope. Drawing from his own experiences as an activist, organizer, educator, and public official, Mckesson exhorts all Americans to work to dismantle the legacy of racism and to imagine the best of what is possible. Honoring the voices of a new generation of activists, On the Other Side of Freedom is a visionary's call to active citizenship, challenging us to take responsibility for imagining, and then building, the world we want to live in. The moral arc of the universe will bend toward justice, he argues, only if we bend it."--Dust jacket
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mckesson, DeRay
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.M3535 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mckesson, DeRay
  • African Americans
  • Black lives matter movement
  • Human rights workers
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Civil Rights
  • United States
Label
On the other side of freedom : the case for hope, DeRay Mckesson
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On hope -- How am I supposed to respond to murder? -- The problem of the police -- Bully and the pulpit -- The choreography of whiteness -- I was raised by magic -- Taking the truth everywhere -- I can remember her now without sadness -- The friend that's always awake -- Out of the quiet -- On organizing -- Letter to an activist
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 220 pages
Isbn
9780525560579
Lccn
2018030658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1023050644
  • (OCoLC)1023050644
Label
On the other side of freedom : the case for hope, DeRay Mckesson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On hope -- How am I supposed to respond to murder? -- The problem of the police -- Bully and the pulpit -- The choreography of whiteness -- I was raised by magic -- Taking the truth everywhere -- I can remember her now without sadness -- The friend that's always awake -- Out of the quiet -- On organizing -- Letter to an activist
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 220 pages
Isbn
9780525560579
Lccn
2018030658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1023050644
  • (OCoLC)1023050644

Library Locations

    • Sophie Christen McKendrick, Francisco Ochoa, and Fernando A Salinas Branch LibraryBorrow it
      1920 Palo Blanco Street, Laredo, TX, 78046, US
      27.4728528 -99.475246
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