Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination

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Product Details

Price
$24.00
Publisher
Beacon Press
Publish Date
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.5 X 0.8 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780807009772

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About the Author

Robin D. G. Kelley is Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at UCLA. He is the author of seven books, including Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination, Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original and Yo' Mama's DisFunktional!: Fighting the Culture Wars in Urban America.

Reviews

"A bold and provocative celebration of the black radical imagination in the 20th century."
--Laura Ciolkowski, The New York Times Book Review

"Based on Kelley's belief that to make a better world we must first imagine it, this brilliantly conceived and written book recounts the accomplishments of black activists and thinkers over the past century who have been committed to remaking the world."
--Library Journal

"Through this masterful book of black radical history and philosophy, I can look past the dreariness of our unfree world with the binoculars of the imaginary, learning from those female and male 20th century activists Kelley chronicled, who refused to let any oppressor stop their movement dreams of a free life, of a free world."
--Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped From the Beginning