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003    OCoLC 
005    20170714155930.0 
008    161216s2017    nyu      b    001 0 eng   
010      2016042413 
019    988633307 
020    9780190601348|q(hardcover ;)|q(alkaline paper) 
020    0190601345|q(hardcover ;)|q(alkaline paper) 
035    (OCoLC)960033716|z(OCoLC)988633307 
037    |bOxford Univ Pr, 2001 Evans rd, Cary, NC, USA, 27513|nSAN
042    pcc 
043    n-us--- 
049    GWVA 
050 00 E185.615|b.L393 2017 
082 00 305.896/0730905|223 
100 1  Lebron, Christopher J.,|eauthor. 
245 14 The making of Black lives matter :|ba brief history of an 
       idea /|cChristopher J. Lebron. 
264  1 New York, NY :|bOxford University Press,|c[2017] 
300    xxii, 187 pages ;|c22 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Introduction: naming the dead in the name of the living --
       American shame and real freedom -- Cultural control 
       against social control: the radical possibilities of the 
       Harlem Renaissance -- For our sons, daughters, and all 
       concerned souls -- Where is the love? the hope for 
       America's redemption -- The radical lessons we have not 
       yet learned -- Afterword: nobody's protest essay. 
520    Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal 
       in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter 
       movement has become a powerful and uncompromising campaign
       demanding redress for the brutal and unjustified treatment
       of black bodies by law enforcement in the United States. 
       The movement is only a few years old, but as Christopher 
       J. Lebron argues in this book, the sentiment behind it is 
       not; the plea and demand that "Black Lives Matter" comes 
       out of a much older and richer tradition arguing for the 
       equal dignity--and not just equal rights--of black people.
       The Making of Black Lives Matter presents a condensed and 
       accessible intellectual history that traces the genesis of
       the ideas that have built into the #BlackLivesMatter 
       movement. Drawing on the work of revolutionary black 
       public intellectuals, including Frederick Douglass, Ida B.
       Wells, Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Anna Julia 
       Cooper, Audre Lorde, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King,
       Jr., Lebron clarifies what it means to assert that "Black 
       Lives Matter" when faced with contemporary instances of 
       anti-black law enforcement. He also illuminates the 
       crucial difference between the problem signaled by the 
       social media hashtag and how we think that we ought to 
       address the problem. As Lebron states, police body cameras,
       or even the exhortation for civil rights mean nothing in 
       the absence of equality and dignity. To upset dominant 
       practices of abuse, oppression and disregard, we must 
       reach instead for radical sensibility. Radical sensibility
       requires that we become cognizant of the history of black 
       thought and activism in order to make sense of the 
       emotions, demands, and argument of present-day activists 
       and public thinkers. Only in this way can we truly embrace
       and pursue the idea of racial progress in America. -- 
       Inside jacket flap. 
648  0 2000-2099. 
648  7 2000-2099|2fast 
650  0 Black lives matter movement. 
650  0 African Americans|xSocial conditions|y21st century. 
650  0 African Americans|xPolitics and government|y21st century. 
650  0 Equality|zUnited States. 
650  0 Racism|zUnited States. 
650  0 Race relations. 
650  0 Equality. 
650  0 Racism. 
650  0 African Americans|xSocial conditions. 
650  0 African Americans|xPolitics and government. 
650  7 African Americans|xPolitics and government.|2fast
650  7 African Americans|xSocial conditions.|2fast
650  7 Black lives matter movement.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01940193 
650  7 Equality.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00914456 
650  7 Race relations.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01086509 
650  7 Racism.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01086616 
650  7 HISTORY / African American.|2bisacsh 
650  7 POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights.|2bisacsh 
650  7 POLITICAL SCIENCE / Human Rights.|2bisacsh 
651  0 United States|xRace relations. 
651  0 United States. 
651  7 United States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204155 
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