Discover the powerful words of anti-racism activists in this vibrant, resonant collection of quotes that centers previously unheard voices while also paying tribute to those who came before. More than 100 incisive, thought-provoking passages will enlighten and inspire in this must-have collection for everyone who cares about promoting racial equity. Kenrya Rankin celebrates resistance by centering and honoring anti-racist voices, past and present. This exciting collection showcases passages from the writings or speeches of thinkers and activists in the anti-racist community. These are words to enlighten, to prompt change, to provide encouragement, and to move readers to action. A brief biographical note for each person quoted gives context to their words. The bold and colorful design underlines the energy and movement toward real change.
-Anti-racism is necessary to combat the destructive legacy of systemic racism -This book offers readers an introduction to anti-racism in an appealing, illustrated package -Beautifully designed and authentic, this book supports the movement and makes a good impulse buy or thoughtful gift purchase -Author Kenrya Rankin is a sought-after speaker and writer on anti-racism -This upliting and thought-provoking collection is a celebration of the movement toward racial justice and resistance to white supremacy
Voices include: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ibram X. Kendi, Elaine Welteroth, Serena Williams, W.Kamau Bell, Lizzo, Opal Tometi, Alicia Garza, Jason Reynolds, Audre Lorde, Bayard Rustin, Malcolm X, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Frederick Douglass, and many more!
Partial proceeds to benefit The Movement for Black Lives Fund
About the Author
Kenrya Rankin is an award-winning author, journalist, editor, speaker, and on-air talent who creates dynamic, high-impact content that amplifies the lived experiences, advocacy and work of people of color and shifts the narrative around who deserves liberation, justice, joy and dignity in America. Kenrya's insight is frequently tapped by leading media outlets such as The New York Times, The Huffington Post and ThinkProgress. She is the Editorial Director of Colorlines and the author of How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance, coauthored with Akiba Solomon. Kenrya earned her undergraduate degree in journalism from Howard University and her master's degree in publishing from New York University. She is a proud native of Cleveland, Ohio, and currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her brilliant artist daughter.
"From activist and author of How We Fight White Supremacy comes this slim yet powerful collection of quotes from over 100 imperative voices in the anti-racism movement...get yours to take a break, rejuvenate, refresh and get back into the fray." —Ms. Magazine
"Discover a myriad of anti-racist activists through these 100-plus reflections." —Colorlines