Books & Breakfast: Black Revolutionary Women Thinkers Additional Reading

 

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On Saturday, January 28th BLM Nashville and Protect the Culture hosted a Books & Breakfast on Black Revolutionary Women thinkers. We read and discussed works from Angela Davis, Assata Shakur, bell hooks, Audre Lorde, Octavia Butler, and Kimberle Crenshaw. Over 75 people joined us as we learned and grew together.

 

Many have asked for additional reading, so we wanted to provide a few places people could turn to for some additional reading:

Angela Davis

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

Women, Race, and Class

Angela Davis: An Autobiography

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prison, Torture, and Empire

Assata Shakur: 

Assata: An Autobiography 

bell hooks: 

Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

Killing Rage: Ending Racism

Audre Lorde: 

Sister Outsider: Essays & Speeches

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

The Cancer Journals

Octavia Butler: 

Kindred

Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Talents 

Kimberle Crenshaw: 

Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed the Movement

Finally, check out our Bibliography for the Revolution! Make sure you keep up with what BLM Nashville and Protect the Culture are doing. We’ll be back in February with another Books & Breakfast. And if you haven’t already, consider donating to help us keep this movement going. 

 

 

 

 

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