“What would America be like if we loved Black people as much as we love Black culture?”
Celebrate resistance and spark change!
This powerful collection introduces readers to the anti-racist movement through the stirring words of the activists who are building social justice and racial equity in the 21st century such as Alicia Garza, Ibram X. Kendi, Serena Williams, Darnell Moore, and Jason Reynolds, as well as heroes of the past like Bayard Rustin and Ida B. Wells.
Journalist and activist Kenrya Rankin’s moving introduction calls for an end to systemic racism, while her selection of vibrant quotes celebrates resistance and honors the work of anti-racist leaders past and present. This uplifting and thought-provoking collection provides an excellent introduction to the anti-racist movement. It’s a useful resource for students of civil rights, educators, and librarians, and makes a perfect gift for activists and allies inspired by Black Lives Matter.
Voices include: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ibram X. Kendi, Amandla Stenberg, Elaine Welteroth, Franchesca Ramsey, Rosa Clemente, Robin DiAngelo, Darnell Moore, W.Kamau Bell, Lizzo, Opal Tometi, Audre Lorde, Malcolm X, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Frederick Douglass, Megan Rapinoe, Laverne Cox, and many more!
“We can only strive to be ‘anti-racist’ on a daily basis, to continually rededicate ourselves to the lifelong task of overcoming our country’s racist heritage.”—IBRAM X . KENDI
“Can we see in each other a common humanity, a shared dignity, and recognize how our different experiences have shaped us?”—BARACK OBAMA
Partial proceeds to benefit The Movement for Black Lives Fund.