By Alethia Jones,Virginia Eubanks,Barbara Smith (With)
As an organizer, author, writer, scholar-activist, and elected authentic, Barbara Smith has performed key roles in a number of social justice hobbies, together with Civil Rights, feminism, lesbian and homosexual liberation, anti-racism, and Black feminism. Her 4 many years of grassroots activism solid collaborations that brought the concept that oppression has to be fought on numerous fronts at the same time, together with gender, race, type, and sexuality. by way of combining hard-to-find ancient files with new unpublished interviews with fellow activists, this e-book uncovers the deep roots of today’s “identity politics” and “intersectionality” and serves as a vital primer for practising team spirit and resistance.
Alethia Jones is Director of schooling and management improvement at 1199 SEIU United Healthcare employees East.
Virginia Eubanks is affiliate Professor of Women’s experiences on the collage at Albany, country collage of latest York and writer of Digital lifeless finish: scuffling with for Social Justice within the details Age.
Barbara Smith is Public provider Professor within the college of Social Welfare on the collage at Albany, country college of recent York. She served phrases as a member of the town of Albany’s universal Council, and is the writer of The fact That by no means Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom.
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Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith (SUNY series in New Political Science) by Alethia Jones,Virginia Eubanks,Barbara Smith (With)