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Rise up : confronting a country at the crossroads / Reverend Al Sharpton.

Sharpton, Al, (author.).

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Summary:

Rev. Al Sharpton revisits the highlights of the Obama administration, the 2016 election, and Trump's subsequent hold on the GOP, and draws on his decades-long experience with other key players in politics and activism. He also amplifies the new voices and movements that have emerged in response to the Trump presidency. An examination of the American soul and a clarion call to action offers lessons for anyone who's stood at the crossroads of their personal or political life, weighing their choice of how to proceed.
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Milton-Freewater Public Library 973.933 Sharp (Text) 37862000471698 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 12/21/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781335966629
  • ISBN: 1335966625
  • Physical Description: 283 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-283).
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword: Alright / by Michael Eric Dyson -- Wickedness in high places -- America : truths, lies, and the experiment -- An immoral man in a changing world : Donald Trump, latte liberals, and purity politics -- Standing firm : faith, community, and civil rights -- Catalysts for change : women's rights, #MeToo, and toxic masculinity -- Unarmed truth and unconditional love : LGBTQ rights, homophobia, and the Black church -- Every man is your brother : immigration control and our shared humanity -- Hard truths : climate change, environmental racism, and our global responsibility -- How to be an activist : organizing, using the media, and stirring up controversy -- Epilogue: Give me something to work with.
Summary, etc.:
Rev. Al Sharpton revisits the highlights of the Obama administration, the 2016 election, and Trump's subsequent hold on the GOP, and draws on his decades-long experience with other key players in politics and activism. He also amplifies the new voices and movements that have emerged in response to the Trump presidency. An examination of the American soul and a clarion call to action offers lessons for anyone who's stood at the crossroads of their personal or political life, weighing their choice of how to proceed.
Subject: Trump, Donald, 1946-
Political culture > United States > 21st century.
Polarization (Social sciences) > Political aspects > United States.
Political activists > United States.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 21st century.
Civil rights > United States > History > 21st century.
United States > Politics and government > 2017-
United States > Politics and government > 2009-2017.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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