Charis welcomes Kenrya Rankin in conversation with Atlanta-based antiracism practitioner, Mattice Haynes for a celebration of the vibrant collection, Anti-Racism: Powerful Voices, Inspiring Ideas. This event is co-sponsored by the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History.
Discover the powerful words of anti-racism activists in this vibrant, resonant collection of quotes that centers previously unheard voices while also paying tribute to those who came before. More than 100 incisive, thought-provoking passages will enlighten and inspire in this must-have collection for everyone who cares about promoting racial equity.
Kenrya Rankin celebrates resistance by centering and honoring anti-racist voices, past and present. This exciting collection showcases passages from the writings or speeches of thinkers and activists in the anti-racist community. These are words to enlighten, to prompt change, to provide encouragement, and to move readers to action. A brief biographical note for each person quoted gives context to their words. The bold and colorful design underlines the energy and movement toward real change.
Voices include: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ibram X. Kendi, Elaine Welteroth, Serena Williams, W.Kamau Bell, Lizzo, Opal Tometi, Alicia Garza, Jason Reynolds, Audre Lorde, Bayard Rustin, Malcolm X, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Frederick Douglass, and many more!
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Kenrya Rankin is an award-winning author, journalist, editor, speaker, and on-air talent who creates dynamic, high-impact content that amplifies the lived experiences, advocacy and work of people of color and shifts the narrative around who deserves liberation, justice, joy, and dignity in America. She is the co-author of How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance. You can find her at Kenrya.com and she is @kenrya on all social media.
Mattice Haynes is an Atlanta-based antiracism practitioner, a trusted leadership coach to Black women and women of color, and a master facilitator and consultant with twenty years of experience. She is known for the care, integrity, and rigor she brings when partnering with those who desire to transform themselves in the service of our collective liberation. You can find her at matticehaynes.com and @matticehaynes on all social media.
This colorful gift book introduces readers to the anti-racist movement through the stirring words of leaders, including the new generation of heroes building social justice and racial equity in the 21st century.
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