Join author, historian and activist Barbara Ransby as she discusses her new book “Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the Twenty-First Century.” Ransby will be in conversation with Movement for black lives activist and Blackbird co-founder, Thenjiwe McHarris.
About the book
In Making All Black Lives Matter, award-winning historian and longtime activist Barbara Ransby outlines the scope and genealogy of this movement, documenting its roots in Black feminist politics and situating it squarely in a Black radical tradition, one that is anticapitalist, internationalist, and focused on some of the most marginalized members of the Black community. From the perspective of a participant-observer, Ransby maps the movement, profiles many of its lesser-known leaders, measures its impact, outlines its challenges, and looks toward its future.
“A powerful — and personal — account of the movement and its players.”—The Washington Post
“This perceptive resource on radical black liberation movements in the 21st century can inform anyone wanting to better understand . . . how to make social change.”—Publishers Weekly
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