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Author: Akiba Solomon, Kenrya Rankin Narrator: Janina Edwards, Brad Sanders, Brad Raymond, Danielle Deadwyler, Jeanette Illidge, Je Nie Fleming, Vallea Woodbury, Saundi Harrison, Neal Ghant, Jonathan Myles, Devanté Johnson, Marque Denmon, various narrators Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2019 ISBN: 9781549183607
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This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice -- and ideas for how each of us can contribute

Many of us are facing unprecedented attacks on our democracy, our privacy, and our hard-won civil rights. If you're Black in the US, this is not new. As Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin show, Black Americans subvert and resist life-threatening forces as a matter of course. In these pages, leading organizers, artists, journalists, comedians, and filmmakers offer wisdom on how they fight White supremacy. It's a must-read for anyone new to resistance work, and for the next generation of leaders building a better future.

Featuring contributions from:

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Tarana Burke
  • Harry Belafonte
  • adrienne maree brown
  • Alicia Garza
  • Patrisse Khan-Cullors
  • Reverend Dr. Valerie Bridgeman
  • Kiese Laymon
  • Jamilah Lemieux
  • Robin DG Kelley
  • Damon Young
  • Michael Arceneaux
  • Hanif Abdurraqib
  • Dr. Yaba Blay
  • Diamond Stingily
  • Amanda Seales
  • Imani Perry
  • Denene Millner
  • Kierna Mayo
  • John Jennings
  • Dr. Joy Harden Bradford
  • Tongo Eisen-Martin


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Quotes & Awards

  • How We Fight White Supremacy is the primer America needs right now! White supremacy is hardly new, but each generation needs to be reminded of the strategies of resistance and resilience that have made African American struggle so powerful and effective.”

    Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Solomon and Rankin…provide readers with a blueprint for protest. The themed chapters knit together interviews, comics and art, essays, brief profiles of organizers, poems, and quotations…This dynamic collection will inspire, energize, and entertain readers.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A timely and important work to support, educate, nourish, and sustain us all in resisting the lethal effects of white supremacy.”

    Kimberlé Crenshaw, professor of law, Columbia Law School and University of California, Los Angeles

  • “A brilliant, beautiful, and politically urgent text…This book offers us an impressive range of academic, political, and personal takes on White supremacy. More importantly, the book gives us permission to dream, think, organize, and struggle for a world outside of it.”

    Marc Lamont Hill, author of Nobody

  • “Solomon and Rankin draw on more than 60 black contributors to share their coping mechanisms, skills, and strategies…from the raucous to the religious…Not simply a onetime read…[but] a reference for daily consideration, discussion, inspiration, or instruction.”

    Library Journal

  • A timely and important work to support, educate, nourish, and sustain us all in resisting the lethal effects of white supremacy. Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor Law, Columbia Law School and University of California, Los Angeles
  • How We Fight White Supremacy is a brilliant, beautiful, and politically urgent text. This carefully curated collection masterfully explores the nuances, contours, and contradictions of a world in which Whiteness continues to define our social reality. Moving beyond rigid analysis or self-indulgent storytelling, this book offers us an impressive range of academic, political, and personal takes on White supremacy. More importantly, the book gives us permission to dream, think, organize, and struggle for a world outside of it. Marc Lamont Hill, author of Nobody: Casualties of America's War on The Vulnerable from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond
  • How We Fight White Supremacy is the primer America needs right now! White supremacy is hardly new, but each generation needs to be reminded of the strategies of resistance and resilience that have made African American struggle so powerful and effective. Every American who cares about protecting the future of our country against the inhumanity of racist oppression should read this book today! Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times bestselling author of What Truth Sounds Like

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About the Author

Akiba Solomon is senior editorial director of Colorlines and an NABJ Award-winning journalist and editor whose writing on culture, race, gender, and reproductive health has appeared in Essence, Dissent, Glamour, Vibe, and Ebony, among other outlets. She is the co-editor of Naked: Black Women Bare All About Their Skin, Hair, Hips, Lips, and Other Parts. She has spoken about women’s and social justice issues at institutions including the Schomburg Center, Stanford, Yale, and Harvard. She is a graduate of Howard University.

Kenrya Rankin is an award-winning author, journalist, editorial consultant, and the editorial director at Colorlines. Her work has appeared in dozens of national publications, including the New York Times, Glamour, Reader’s Digest, and Fast Company. She is the author of four books, including Bet on Black: African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in the Age of Barack Obama. She is a graduate of Howard University and New York University.

About the Narrators

Janina Edwards, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, is a native of Chicago and a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts acting program. Her 2016 performance of Voice of Freedom was a finalist for the Audie Award.

Brad Raymond is a narrator of audiobooks known for his Earphones Award–winning reading of Respect, the biography of Aretha Franklin by David Ritz, among others.

Danielle Deadwyler is a voice talent and audiobook narrator.

Maxwell Glick is an actor based in Los Angeles. He has appeared on television in guest roles in numerous shows such as The Office and Castle. He also has voiced numerous commercials, audiobooks, and cartoons. Originally a regional theater actor, Glick has played Arpad in She Loves Me, Matt in The Fantasticks, and Eugene in Brighton Beach Memoirs. A New York native, he is a graduate of Boston College.