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DeRay Mckesson

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DeRay Mckesson is an American civil rights activist, podcaster, and former school administrator. An early supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, he has been active in the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland and on social media outlets such as Twitter and Instagram.
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Black Women, Black Love
America's War on African American Marriage
Dianne M Stewart - 2020-10-06
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Explore the intricate history of Black love in America with this eye-opening analysis. With over 70% of Black women in America unmarried, this book examines the laws, policies, and customs that have contributed to this crisis over four centuries. From the colonial era to the present day, including the impact of the prison-industrial complex, this book sheds light on how white supremacy has systematically damaged Black love and marriage. Prodigious research combined with heartfelt insights make this book an essential read for anyone seeking to understand the complex history of racism in America.
DeRay Mckesson
You should buy @diannemstewart's book Black Women, Black Love: And you should just engage her work. Every single time I listen to her or read her work, my mind is blown.      источник
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Я подарю тебе солнце
Jandy Nelson - 2014-09-16
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Выход дебютного романа Дженди Нельсон ознаменовал появление в современной молодежной литературе нового и талантливого дарования. Второй роман писательницы «Я подарю тебе солнце» моментально занял первые строчки в списках бестселлеров. Книга стала лидером продаж в 32 странах, была удостоена всех возможных наград и принесла Дженди Нельсон мировую известность, а права на экранизацию куплены задолго до выхода книги. Ноа и Джуд. Брат и сестра, такие разные, но самые близкие друзья на свете. До тех пор, пока страшная семейная трагедия не разлучила их. Спустя три года они встретились снова. Какие испытания им предстоит пройти, чтобы научиться снова понимать друг друга? Это роман о дружбе и предательстве, творчестве и поисках себя и конечно же о любви во всех ее проявлениях.
DeRay Mckesson
It's such an incredible book!      источник
Gayle Forman
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Octavia E. Butler - 2004-02-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1979)
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Travel through time and experience the heartbreaking journey of Dana, a black woman who finds herself transported from 1976 to 1815 and assumed to be a slave. When Dana saves the life of plantation owner Rufus, she is inexplicably drawn to him and forced to keep saving him as their bond grows stronger with each time travel. This ground-breaking exploration of power and responsibility by Octavia E. Butler is a must-read for fans of The Handmaid's Tale, The Power and Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing.
DeRay Mckesson
Kindred is an incredible book. So is Parable of the Sower.      источник
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Parable of the Sower
A Novel
Octavia E. Butler - 2000-01-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1993)
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Enter a world decimated by chaos and violence in this gripping novel. Lauren Olamina is one of the few survivors in a crumbling Los Angeles, struggling to maintain hope with her family behind the safe walls of their compound. But when tragedy strikes, Lauren sets out on a dangerous journey to salvation, facing a world ravaged by drugs, disease, war and water shortages. With hyperempathy, a rare condition that makes her incredibly sensitive to the pain of others, Lauren must navigate through a hostile landscape to reach safety, and perhaps even bring about a new and better future for mankind.
DeRay Mckesson
Kindred is an incredible book. So is Parable of the Sower.      источник
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The People Could Fly
American Black Folktales
Virginia Hamilton - 2000-10-10 (впервые опубликовано в 1985)
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A captivating collection of 24 black American folk tales retold by an acclaimed author. The stories cover a range of themes including animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. The text is beautifully complemented by 40 expressive paintings by the Dillons. This book has been included as a Common Core State Standards text Exemplar for Grades 6-8.
DeRay Mckesson
Do y'all remember The People Could Fly? That was my all-time favorite book when I was younger.      источник
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates - 2015-07-14
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This thought-provoking work delves into American history and presents a powerful new framework for understanding the nation's current crisis. Through personal narratives and reimagined history, the author addresses the falsehood of "race" and its damaging effects on black men and women. Written as a letter to his son, this emotionally charged book sheds light on the past, confronts the present, and offers a hopeful vision for the future.
DeRay Mckesson
I've read @tanehisicoates' newest book & it's a must-read. I can't wait for us all to discuss it. Order yours.      источник
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Tiger Lily
Jodi Lynn Anderson - 2012-07-03
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A captivating tale of first love, forbidden romance, and difficult choices. Tiger Lily, a rebellious 15-year-old girl, falls under the spell of the daring and impetuous teenage Peter Pan in the forbidden woods of Neverland. As leader of the Lost Boys, Peter is an unthinkable match for Tiger Lily, but she risks everything to be with him, including her family and her future. With enemies threatening to tear them apart, including the arrival of Wendy Darling, Tiger Lily must choose between the life she's always known and an uncertain future with Peter.
DeRay Mckesson
I always recommend Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson to people. I loved this book and revisit it often.      источник
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Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems
Eloise Greenfield - 1986-05-23 (впервые опубликовано в 1978)
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"Love and Joy Through the Eyes of a Child - An Award-Winning Collection of 16 Poems. From playing with friends to waiting for Daddy's return, this children's book captures the wonder and beauty of everyday life. Each poem is narrated by a child, offering a unique perspective on the world. Accompanied by vivid drawings, this Reading Rainbow Selection is a must-read for children and adults alike."
DeRay Mckesson
@BDBandeaux @thesoulasylum such a great book      источник