Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement (Paperback)

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Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by) Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by)
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I first read this when it came out in 2016 and returned to it recently. This was the first book that really helped me understand Palestine, and it is just as relevant today as it was when it was released. Who else but one of the greatest freedom fighters of our time shall we turn to in order to understand the incomprehensible violence against the Palestinian people? Davis reminds us that all fights for liberation are connected. She makes those connections visible and encourages us to think both globally and collectively as we imagine, build, and work towards the world we want to live in. 

—Tory

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Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.

About the Author


Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. She is an outspoken advocate for the oppressed and exploited, writing on Black liberation, prison abolition, the intersections of race, gender, and class, and international solidarity with Palestine. She is the author of several books, including Women, Race, and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is the subject of the acclaimed documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners and is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz. One of America's most provocative public intellectuals, Dr. Cornel West has been a champion for racial justice since childhood. His writing, speaking, and teaching weave together the traditions of the black Baptist Church, progressive politics, and jazz. The New York Times has praised his "ferocious moral vision." His many books include Race Matters, Democracy Matters, and his new autobiography, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. Frank Barat is a human rights activist and author. He was the coordinator of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine and is now the president of the Palestine Legal Action Network. His books include Gaza in Crisis and Corporate Complicity in Israel's Occupation.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781608465644
ISBN-10: 1608465640
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: February 9th, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English