From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation (Expanded Second Edition) (Hardcover)

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The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people and punctured the illusion of a postracial America. The Black Lives Matter movement has awakened a new generation of activists.

In this stirring and insightful analysis, 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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781642597578
ISBN-10: 1642597570
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2021
Pages: 322
Language: English