One should read these books on social justice to be able to relate to many social and economic problems around us.
1- Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States
The book was published in 1980, this book is now considered a classic. It looks at American history from the time of Columbus to President Clinton’s first term through the perspective of groups overlooked in classrooms: women, African-Americans, native Americans, immigrants, and others.
2- Angela Y. Davis’s Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
The book has explores the issues like intersection of black feminism, prison abolitionism with an analysis of today’s injustices
3- Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist
This book strives to show how feminism influences her life “for better or worse.”
4- Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
This book is for anyone interested in prisoner rights and the inner workings of the industrial-prison complex, this is a must-read.
5- DeRay McKesson’s On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope
This book begins in 2014, when at 29-years old, he protested with hundreds in the streets of Ferguson. And this led to the creation of the Black Lives Matter movement. The book outlines the structure for a new liberation movement.
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