Firebrands: Portraits Of Activists You Never Learned About In School

IllustratorJust JustseedsEditorBec Shaun Slifer, Bec Young

October 13, 2020|
Firebrands: Portraits Of Activists You Never Learned About In School by Just Justseeds
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These American heroes hail from Canada to Chile and everywhere in between, from the 1500s to today. Instead of the powerful, rich, white folks focused on in school textbooks, these gorgeous portraits with accompanying biographies recognize the work of grassroots organizers, revolutionaries, visionaries, anarchists, workers, and artists. These heroes put their bodies and souls into fighting injustice and making their communities better and often gave their lives for the causes they believed in. Each story is vividly illustrated, offering a radical glimpse of how individuals can work to change the world.Firebrands include: Frida Kahlo, Audre Lorde, Sitting Bull, Gloria Anzaldua, Pablo Neruda, Nina Simone, Emma Goldman, Fred Hampton, Buckminster Fuller, Paolo Freire, W.E.B. Dubois, Sojourner Truth, Chico Mendes, Tupac Shakur, Grace Lee Boggs, Muhammad Ali, Yuri Kochiyama, and many more.
Justseeds is an artists' cooperative that focuses on environmental, social, and political engagement. Its thirty artists hail from Canada, Mexico, and the United States, and each of them bring their own unique methods and viewpoints to the table to create unified work and collective action. Just Seeds aids grassroots fights for jus...
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Title:Firebrands: Portraits Of Activists You Never Learned About In School
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 7 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 7 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:October 13, 2020
Publisher:Microcosm Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:14
ISBN - 13:9781934620687

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