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The Resource Making all Black lives matter : reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century, Barbara Ransby

Making all Black lives matter : reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century, Barbara Ransby

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Making all Black lives matter : reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century
Title
Making all Black lives matter
Title remainder
reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Ransby
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Language
eng
Summary
"In the wake of the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and the exoneration of his killer, three black women activists launched a hashtag and social-media platform, Black Lives Matter, which would become the rubric for a larger movement. To many, especially those in the media, Black Lives Matter appeared to burst onto the national political landscape out of thin air. But as Barbara Ransby shows in Making All Black Lives Matter, the movement has roots in prison abolition, anti-police violence, black youth movements, and radical mobilizations across the country dating back at least a decade. Ransby interviewed more than a dozen of the movement's principal organizers and activists, and she provides a detailed review of its extensive coverage in mainstream and social media. Making All Black Lives Matter offers one of the first overviews of Black Lives Matter and explores the challenges and possible future for this growing and influential movement."--Provided by publisher
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Award-winning historian and longtime activist Barbara Ransby outlines the scope and genealogy of the Black Lives Matter movement, documenting its roots in Black feminist politics and situating it squarely in a Black radical tradition 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
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10692597
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CU-S/DLC
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Ransby, Barbara
Dewey number
323.1196/073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.R26 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
American studies now: critical histories of the present
Series volume
6
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  • Black lives matter movement
  • Black power
  • Black lives matter movement
  • Black power
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Target audience
adult
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reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century
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Making all Black lives matter : reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century, Barbara Ransby
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 207-221)
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Roots and recalibrated expectations : prologue to a movement -- Justice for Trayvon : the spark -- The Ferguson uprising and its reverberations -- Black rage and Blacks in power : Baltimore and electoral politics -- Themes, dilemmas, and challenges -- Backlash and a price -- A view from the local : Chicago's fighting spirit -- Political quilters and maroon spaces -- Conclusion -- Epilogue : a personal reflection
Control code
on1028611754
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 221 pages
Isbn
9780520292703
Lccn
2018008706
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028446032
System control number
(OCoLC)1028611754
Label
Making all Black lives matter : reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century, Barbara Ransby
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 207-221)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots and recalibrated expectations : prologue to a movement -- Justice for Trayvon : the spark -- The Ferguson uprising and its reverberations -- Black rage and Blacks in power : Baltimore and electoral politics -- Themes, dilemmas, and challenges -- Backlash and a price -- A view from the local : Chicago's fighting spirit -- Political quilters and maroon spaces -- Conclusion -- Epilogue : a personal reflection
Control code
on1028611754
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 221 pages
Isbn
9780520292703
Lccn
2018008706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028446032
System control number
(OCoLC)1028611754

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