We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, And Possibility

byMarc Lamont HillEditorFrank Barat Foreword byKeeanga-yamahtta Taylor

November 20, 2020|
We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, And Possibility by Marc Lamont Hill
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In the midst of loss and death and suffering, our charge is to figure out what freedom really means—and how we take steps to get there.

“In the United States, being poor and Black makes you more likely to get sick. Being poor, Black, and sick makes you more likely to die. Your proximity to death makes you disposable.”

The uprising of 2020 marked a new phase in the unfolding Movement for Black Lives. The brutal killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor, and countless other injustices large and small, were the match that lit the spark of the largest protest movement in US history, a historic uprising against racism and the politics of disposability that the Covid-19 pandemic lays bare.

In this urgent and incisive collection of new interviews bookended by two new essays, Marc Lamont Hill critically examines the “pre-existing conditions” that have led us to this moment of crisis and upheaval, guiding us through both the perils and possibilities, and helping us imagine an abolitionist future.

Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is currently the host ofBET News. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hill is the Steve Charl...
Title:We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, And Possibility
Product dimensions:128 pages, 7.5 X 5.25 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.5 X 5.25 X 0.35 in
Published:November 20, 2020
Publisher:Haymarket Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781642594539

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