On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, DeRay Mckesson
  • List: $15.00  |  Sale: $10.50
    Club: $7.50
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope

Author: DeRay Mckesson

Narrator: DeRay Mckesson

Unabridged: 3 hr 44 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Published: 09/04/2018

Genre: Social Science - Discrimination & Race Relations

Synopsis

"On the Other Side of Freedom reveals the mind and motivations of a young man who has risen to the fore of millennial activism through study, discipline, and conviction. His belief in a world that can be made better, one act at a time, powers his narratives and opens up a view on the costs, consequences, and rewards of leading a movement."--Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

From the internationally recognized civil rights activist/organizer and host of the podcast Pod Save the People, a meditation on resistance, justice, and freedom, and an intimate portrait of a movement from the front lines.

In August 2014, twenty-nine-year-old activist DeRay Mckesson stood with hundreds of others on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, to push a message of justice and accountability. These protests, and others like them in cities across the country, resulted in the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement. Now, in his first book, Mckesson lays down the intellectual, pragmatic, and political framework for a new liberation movement. Continuing a conversation about activism, resistance, and justice that embraces our nation's complex history, he dissects how deliberate oppression persists, how racial injustice strips our lives of promise, and how technology has added a new dimension to mass action and social change. He argues that our best efforts to combat injustice have been stunted by the belief that racism's wounds are history, and suggests that intellectual purity has curtailed optimistic realism. The book offers a new framework and language for understanding the nature of oppression. With it, we can begin charting a course to dismantle the obvious and subtle structures that limit freedom.

Honest, courageous, and imaginative, On the Other Side of Freedom is a work brimming with hope. Drawing from his own experiences as an activist, organizer, educator, and public official, Mckesson exhorts all Americans to work to dismantle the legacy of racism and to imagine the best of what is possible. Honoring the voices of a new generation of activists, On the Other Side of Freedom is a visionary's call to take responsibility for imagining, and then building, the world we want to live in.

Recommended

The Devil You Know A Black Power Manifesto, Charles M. Blow
The Devil You Know
by Charles M. Blow

List: $20.99

Sale: $14.70

Club: $10.49

Narrator: JD Jackson
Published: 01/26/2021

Begin Again James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own, Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
Begin Again
by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
Published: 06/30/2020

The Diversity Delusion How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture, Heather Mac Donald
The Diversity Delusion
by Heather Mac Donald

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Heather Mac Donald
Published: 09/04/2018

Me and White Supremacy Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, Layla F. Saad
Me and White Supremacy
by Layla F. Saad

List: $16.95

Sale: $11.87

Club: $8.47

Narrator: Layla F. Saad
Published: 02/04/2020

Policing Black Lives State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present, Robyn Maynard
Policing Black Lives
by Robyn Maynard

List: $21.99

Sale: $15.39

Club: $10.99

Narrator: Marcia Johnson
Published: 12/11/2019

Mediocre The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America, Ijeoma Oluo
Mediocre
by Ijeoma Oluo

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Ijeoma Oluo
Published: 12/01/2020

White Fragility Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo
White Fragility
by Robin DiAngelo

List: $28.00

Sale: $19.60

Club: $14.00

Narrator: Michael Eric Dyson
Published: 06/26/2018

Mugged Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama, Ann Coulter
Mugged
by Ann Coulter

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Ann Coulter
Published: 09/25/2012

The Sum of Us What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, Heather McGhee
The Sum of Us
by Heather McGhee

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Heather McGhee
Published: 02/16/2021
{"id":"2396807","ean":"9780525639411","abr":"Unabridged","title":"On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope","subtitle":"The Case for Hope","author":"DeRay Mckesson","rating_average":"5","narrator":"DeRay Mckesson","ubr_id":"2396807","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"15.00","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"9.75","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"DeRay Mckesson","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 3 hr 44 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}