The Resource On the other side of freedom : race and justice in a divided America, DeRay Mckesson

On the other side of freedom : race and justice in a divided America, DeRay Mckesson

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On the other side of freedom : race and justice in a divided America
Title
On the other side of freedom
Title remainder
race and justice in a divided America
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DeRay Mckesson
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eng
Summary
Five years ago, DeRay Mckesson quit his job as a school teacher, moved to Ferguson, Missouri, and spent the next 400 days on the streets as an activist, helping to bring the Black Lives Matter movement into being. Even when the police made it illegal to stand still, they refused to back down. Now, in his first book, Mckesson lays down the intellectual, pragmatic, and political framework for a new liberation movement. Honest, courageous, and imaginative, On the Other Side of Freedom is a work brimming with hope. Drawing on his own experiences - of growing up without his mother, with a father in recovery, of having a house burn down and a bully chase him home from school, of pacifying a traffic cop at gunpoint, of determined activism on the streets and in the White House - Mckesson asks us to imagine the best of what is possible. Honouring the voices of a new generation of activists, On the Other Side of Freedom is a visionary's call to take responsibility for imagining, and then building, the world we want to live in
Biography type
contains biographical information
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1985-
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Mckesson, DeRay
Dewey number
323.1196073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mckesson, DeRay
  • Social movements
  • African Americans
  • Black lives matter movement
  • African American civil rights workers
  • Human rights workers
  • United States
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On the other side of freedom : race and justice in a divided America, DeRay Mckesson
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 220 pages
Isbn
9781786076519
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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regular print
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On the other side of freedom : race and justice in a divided America, DeRay Mckesson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 220 pages
Isbn
9781786076519
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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