A promise and a way of life : white antiracist activism / Becky Thompson.

"A Promise and a Way of Life weaves an account of the past half-century based on the life histories of thirty-nine people who have placed antiracist activism at the center of their lives. Through a rich and intriguing narrative that links individual experiences with social and political history...

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Main Author: Thompson, Becky W.
Format: Book
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2001]
Table of Contents:
  • Getting started : roots of radical traditions. Civil rights and the 1960s. Will the circle--be unbroken. Multiracial feminism and the 1970s. Black power and white accountability : women choosing sides
  • Multiracial feminism
  • Seeking a critical mass, ample work to be done
  • Fight the power, hold on to community. Antiracist activism in the 1980s and 1990s. Central America peace movement
  • Prison activism : the vastness of the sky
  • Power, power, who's got the power?
  • "In all its incarnations" : white antiracist culture
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix : toward a comparative feminist movement (time line).