The making of Black lives matter : a brief history of an idea /

The #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a media and political phenomenon, but, as Christopher J. Lebron points out in this book, it is part of an older and richer tradition arguing for the equal dignity of black people. Lebron lays out the genesis of the ideas that have built the movement, present...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lebron, Christopher J. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: naming the dead in the name of the living
  • American shame and real freedom
  • Cultural control against social control: the radical possibilities of the harlem renaissance
  • For our sons, daughters, and all concerned souls
  • Where is the love? the hope for America's redemption
  • The radical lessons we have not yet learned
  • Afterword: nobody's protest essay.