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Freedom is a constant struggle : Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement [electronic resource].

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  • ISBN: 9781608465651 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1608465659 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Haymarket Books, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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In this collection of essays, interviews, and speeches, the renowned activist examines today's issues-from Black Lives Matter to prison abolition and more. Activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis has been a tireless fighter against oppression for decades. Now, the iconic author of Women, Race, and Class offers her latest insights into the struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the importance of black feminism, intersectionality, and prison abolitionism, Davis discusses the legacies of previous liberation struggles, from the Black Freedom Movement to the South African anti-Apartheid movement. She highlights connections and analyzes today's struggles against state terror, from Ferguson to Palestine. Facing a world of outrageous injustice, Davis challenges us to imagine and build a movement for human liberation. And in doing so, she reminds us that "freedom is a constant struggle." This edition of Freedom Is a Constant Struggle includes a foreword by Dr. Cornel West and an introduction by Frank Barat.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Civil rights.
Liberty.
Social problems.
Oppression (Psychology)
Violence.
Electronic books.

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