Review of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
Krishna Kumar Saha
Since the western world is facing the long term effects of discrimination, I thought this review would help you to choose the next book on your reading list.
If you want to know about the fight against racism in modern America, this is the book for you by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.
Black or colored experience is well discussed in the literature and academia in the USA. The book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (2016) talks about the long historical struggle of people of color in the USA. This current book is more of an up-to-date account of the movement. To know more about the reasons why the USA continues to fracture racism. In this current book, it discusses that black lives matter remain a potent force for change. The fight has been there for long, and it will take several centuries to end it. Now it is your time, and you will be able to know what you can do to be a part of the movement and bring a solution to the crisis.
If you are a social science student and studying race relations, then this can be a read for you. Besides, if you are an activist for social balance and want to know more about African-Americans and civil-rights, then you can have a look at the book. Furthermore, if you are interested in the black liberation movement, later try reading the book.
The author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is an assistant professor at Princeton University at the Department of African American Studies. She writes on Black politics, social movements, and racial inequality.