Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world renowned activist and scholar Angela Y Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world Reflecting on the importance of black feminism,

Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

Named a Best Book of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews A New York Times Editor s ChoiceNautilus Award Winner A worthy and necessary addition to the contemporary canon of civil rights literature New York Times In this thought provoking and important Library Journal analysis of state sanctioned violence,

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition

A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s Unknown to most Americans today, this second Klan largely flourished above the Mason Dixon Line its army of four to six million members spanning the

In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons from 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules

From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world Smart, sassy, and unapologetically feminine, this

Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance

How two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming Water is life In 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, grew to be the largest Indigenous protest

This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

There is a craft to uprising and this craft can change the worldFrom protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy, the Arab Spring, and BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to shape public debate and force political change When mass

When We Fight, We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World

Same sex marriage, BlackLivesMatter, the DREAM Act, the People s Climate March, End the New Jim Crow, Occupy Wall Street, the fight for a 15 minimum wage these are just a few of the remarkable movements that have blossomed in the past decade, a most fertile and productive era of activism Now, in

The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement

A modern day civil rights champion tells the stirring story of how he helped start a movement to bridge America s racial divide Over the summer of 2013, Rev William Barber led than a hundred thousand people at rallies across North Carolina to protest cuts to voting rights and the social

Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America

Tim Wise is one of the great public moralists in America today In his bracing new book, Under the Affluence, he brilliantly engages the roots and ramifications of radical inequality in our nation, carefully detailing the heartless war against the poor and the swooning addiction to the rich that

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest

A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet fueled social movements greatest strengths and frequent challenges To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, we must first comprehend the power and the weaknesses

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world renowned activist and scholar Angela Y Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world Reflecting on the importance of black feminism,