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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black liberation / Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

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Author
Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta, author.
Publication Info.
Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, [2016]
Publication Info.
©2016

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Description
270 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-256) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Black Awakening in Obama's America -- A Culture of Racism -- From Civil Rights to Colorblind -- Black Faces in High Places -- The Double Standard of Justice -- Barack Obama: The End of an Illusion -- Black Lives Matter : A Movement, Not a Moment -- From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation.
Summary
"Activist and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor surveys the historical and contemporary ravages of racism and persistence of structural inequality such as mass incarceration and Black unemployment. In this context, she argues that this new struggle against police violence holds the potential to reignite a broader push for Black liberation"--Front flap.
Subject
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
United States -- Race relations.
Social movements -- United States -- 21st century.
African Americans -- Employment -- History.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Police brutality -- United States.
Police misconduct -- United States.
Race discrimination -- United States.
Post-racialism -- United States.
Obama, Barack -- Influence.
Added Title
From hashtag Black Lives Matter to Black liberation
ISBN
9781608465620 (pbk.)
1608465624 (pbk.)