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Oluo, Ijeoma

Summary: "With [this book], ... Oluo aims to show how people across America are working to create real positive change in our structures. Looking at many of our most powerful systems--like education, media, labor, health, housing, policing, and more--she highlights what people are doing to create change for intersectional racial equity. She also illustrates various ways in which the reader can find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 OLU

Jobin-Leeds, Greg

Summary: "Same-sex marriage, #BlackLivesMatter, the Dream Act, the People's Climate March, End the New Jim Crow, Occupy Wall Street--these are just a few of the initiatives that have taken flight in the past decade, the most fertile and productive era of activism and reform this country has seen since the 1960s. Now, in a visually rich and deeply inspiring book, movement leaders and activists distill...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 JOB

Powell, Nate

Summary: "In this anthology of seven comics essays, author and graphic novelist Nate Powell addresses living in an era of what he calls 'necessary protest.' Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest is Powell's reflection on witnessing the collapse of discourse in real time while drawing the award-winning trilogy March, written by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.484 POW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 303.484 POW

Boggs, Grace Lee.

Summary: Synopsis: A world dominated by America and driven by cheap oil, easy credit, and conspicuous consumption is unraveling before our eyes. In this powerful, deeply humanistic book, Grace Lee Boggs, a legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America, shrewdly assesses the current crisis-political, economical, and environmental-and shows how to create the radical social change we need to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BOG

Harris, Duchess

Summary: What started as a hashtag in 2013 quickly grew into the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter examines the police shootings that fueled the movement, the events that led up to racial tensions in the United States, and the goals the movement has set for the future. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.8960 HAR

Egan, Timothy

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "The dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since, and the stories of the people who held on have never been fully told. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, going from sod homes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 EGA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.03 EGA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist US Egan

Summary: "A collection of compelling, hard-hitting first-person essays, poems, and photos that expose what our punitive social systems do to so many Americans. Going for Broke, edited by Alissa Quart, Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and David Wallis, former Managing Director of EHRP, gives voice to a range of gifted writers for whom "economic precarity" is more than just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 GOI

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