Activist: Portraits of Courage (Civil Rights Book, Social Justice Book, Inspirational Gift)
ISBN: 1452182779
EAN13: 9781452182773
Language: English
Pages: 300
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Activist: Portraits of Courage (Civil Rights Book, Social Justice Book, Inspirational Gift)

Book Overview
A speech on the radio. A high school literature class. A promise made to a mother. Activism begins in small ways and in unexpected places. In this inspiring book, over forty activists from Billie Jean King to Senator Bernie Sanders and Grover Norquist to Al Sharpton recount the experiences that sparked their journeys and share the beliefs that keep them going. These are citizens who met challenge with action. Their visions for peace, equality, and justice have reshaped American society--from voting to reproductive rights, and from the environment to the economy. - Brings together multiple generations from different (sometimes opposite perspectives) - Features KK Ottesen's luminous photographs revealing passion, purpose and optimism - Powerful narratives that collective remind us that anyone can take the future into their own hands Fans of 1960Now, Martha Rosler: Irrespective , and Charles White: A Retrospective will love this book. This book is perfect for: - Activists, old and new - Politically engaged readers - Photography fans - Millennials