Angela Davis, a radical public intellectual and former Black Panther, has praised Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign for “raising issues that… never would have been taken up within the context of the campaign between two major parties.” 243 more words
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“Boldly suggests that cultural organizing shaped the trajectory and spirit of the Civil Rights Movement.”—Journal of American Ethnic History
“Street brings together many different cultural strands in this work and argues cogently that they were an important part of a movement that affirmed African American self-belief at the same time as it demanded freedom and equality.”— 391 more words
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1968: magic and tear gas fill the air.
Eighteen year old Jasmine Jones, hereditary sorcerer, steps off a Greyhound bus in Oakland and walks straight into the arms of revolution…