I LOVE THIS BOOK It sheds LIGHT ON THE BECOMING OF THE on the becoming of the movement It
explains the complexities and the purpose of activism So many real the complexities and the purpose of activism So many real are dropped in this book and I am lad I read it I came away feeling empowered and informed because of it If you want to know about the BLM movement you will et some information here but the book is mostly want to know about the BLM movement you will et some information here but the book is mostly organizing and the sweet lessons that organizing teaches you about community coalition building family and power There were so many stories in the book where the lesson is for us to really listen to each other listen to what people are really saying not what you want them to say It s a reminder to take a step back and follow the lead of women of color especially Black women I appreciate Ms Garza opening up to us in this book Her honest assessment of the movement are Rescuing Gus greatly appreciated including the need for coalition building This is a must read for anyone interested in understanding movement building power building and coming together with others to create positive social change I am just finishing up the audible version If you have uestions about blacklivesmatter and what the movement means then take the time to read this The author has an interesting perspective worth listening to A beautifully constructed work of art that provides auide on what it takes to challenge injustice You cannot read this and be unmoved uninspired or unmotivated to make change I loved this book and recommend anyone who is feeling at the sharp end of things to read it and find hope I bought this book as a Class of 92: Out of Our League gift for my sister in law She is a social advocate and this book was right up her alley She is an admirer of the author and was so appreciative of the book Ms Garza has a written a very timely and much needed book on power particularly Black Power As she makes very clear we cannot erase deny or hide thereat leadership of Black women for issues pertaining to all rights for Black people An essential Portrait of a Starter: An Unhidden Story guide to building transformative movements to address the challengesofour time from oneofthecountrys leading organizers and a co creatorofBlack Lives Matter Excellent and provocative aateway to urgent debatesKeeanga Yamahtta Taylor The New YorkerNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TimeMarie ClaireKirkus ReviewsIn 2013 Alicia Garza wrote what she called a love letter to Black people on Facebook in the aftermath oftheacuittaloftheman who murdered seventeen year old Trayvon Mart.
do something beyond posting a hashtag this is a reat book forsomething beyond posting a hashtag this is a reat book for This is SUCH a reat read The Purpose of Power is Alicia Garza s personal story her background her experiences in organizing leading and activism is eneral and the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement but it is also the story of the utmost importance in organizing participating and actively working towards real change The author has extensive experience in organizing and leading dating back to her high school years where she learnt a lot about the patriarchal and bigoted structures that often held up even the most radical of organizing roups I really appreciated how she is so enerous in providing deep insight into the work that is organizing the pitfalls and the errors that we are often faced with and also the successes and things that really work Alicia Garza writes in such a way that you are immediately drawn
INTO HER WORLD READY TO LISTENher world ready to listen learn and to take notes The tone is smart interesting and invitingThis is a memoir but it is also a uidebook for change and I suggest everyone read it whether interested in local activism or organizing on a larger scale or both Alicia Garza s The Purpose of Power provides in depth views of what it means to be completely invested in change and how we can all carve a place for ourselves within this investment for all of our futures together. Erationsofactivists and diverge fromthecharismatic patriarchal modeloftheAmerican civil rights movement She reflects instead on how making room amongstthewoke for those who are still awakening can inspire and activate people to fight fortheworld we all deserveThis isthestoryofone womans lessons through yearsofbringing people together to create change Mostofall it is a new paradigm for change for a new enerationofchangemakers fromthemind and heart behind oneofthe most important movementsofour tim. ,
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Nd others that are oppressed andor marginalized There are so many lessons learned and insights from her work as an organizer that we should all learn and us We cannot continue doing business as usual and we must reimagine power for all citizens particularly Black Power in order to bring about
real change in this country for all citizens Book arrived slightly damaged with pages bend because it waschange in this country for all citizens Book arrived slightly damaged with pages bend because it was in same big box with large toner cartridge box with no bubble wrap so it slid back and forth during delivery process needs bubble wrap so it slid back and forth during delivery process needs deliver books in package sleeves with bubble wrap Suggest ordering the book alone without other itemsRecommend the book to all high school students and adults who want the factual history of how the movement was started long before the famous hashtag The formation of the organization is worthy of the need for clarification not sound bites It is doing far than protest marching It s a primer as how to create organize sustain making rassroots change Alicia Garza s writing is clear concise and historically honest as it clarifies what is missing in the media coverage Alicia Garza is one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter Global Network but she worked
As A Community Organizera community organizer a long time before that The Purpose of Power is multi faceted it s both her personal story and the story behind BlackLivesMatter It s also about community organizing in eneral and how to o beyond hashtags to make real and lasting changeI learned a lot from this book It starts with a brief history of movements and leadership within the Black community to ive context to where things stand with it today Then she weaves in her personal story including her work as a community organizer I first heard the term community organizer when Barack Obama ran for president but I didn t know what it really meant Garza has a wealth of experience that she details in this book and I feel like I understand what a community organizer does In Garza wrote Black people I love you I love us Our lives matter Withthespeed and networking capacitiesofsocial media #BlackLivesMatter becamethehashtag heard roundtheworld But Garza knew eventhen that hashtags dont start movementspeople doLong before #BlackLivesMatter became a rallying cry for this eneration Garza had spentthebetter partoftwo decades learning and unlearning some hard lessons about organizingThelessons sheoffers are different fromthe rules for radicals that animated earlier en.