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We Refuse


Black resistance to white supremacy is often reduced to a simple binary, between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolence and Malcolm X’s “by any means necessary.” In ‘We Refuse’, historian Kellie Carter Jackson urges us to move past this false choice, offering an unflinching examination of the breadth of Black responses to white oppression, particularly those pioneered by Black women. The dismissal of “Black violence” as an illegitimate form of resistance is itself a manifestation of white supremacy, a distraction from the insidious, unrelenting violence of structural racism. Force—from work stoppages and property destruction to armed revolt—has played a pivotal part in securing freedom and justice for Black people since the days of the American and Haitian Revolutions. But violence is only one tool among many. Carter Jackson examines other, no less vital tactics that have shaped the Black struggle, from the restorative power of finding joy in the face of suffering to the quiet strength of simply walking away. Clear-eyed, impassioned, and ultimately hopeful, ‘We Refuse’ offers a fundamental corrective to the historical record, a love letter to Black resilience, and a path toward liberation.

Artikelnummer: 42860 Categorie: Tags: , ,
Subtitel: A Forceful History of Black Resistance
Auteur: Carter Jackson, Kellie
Jaar: 2024
ISBN: 9781541602908
Pagina's: 304
Taal: English
Uitgever: Basic Books
Uitgever stad: Oxford
Verschijningsdatum: 2024-06-04
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