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Staff Pick: Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Y. Davis

by David M.

Angela Davis tells it like it is! She explores the ideologies of security, oppression, and freedom. This is a must read for any aspiring activist!

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From the publisher: 

In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the importance of black feminism, intersectionality, and prison abolitionism for today's struggles, Davis discusses the legacies of previous liberation struggles, from the Black Freedom Movement to the South African anti-Apartheid movement. She highlights connections and analyzes today's struggles against state terror, from Ferguson to Palestine. Facing a world of outrageous injustice, Davis challenges us to imagine and build the movement for human liberation. And in doing so, she reminds us that "Freedom is a constant struggle." Haymarket Books, $15.95

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