Anger has a bad reputation. And coming from people of color, it takes on connotations that are even more sinister, stirring up stereotypes and leading white people to turn to hatred or violence, to squelch an anger that might upset the racial status quo. But when it comes to injustice, especially racial injustice, could rage be an acceptable response - or even crucial to fight for change?
Local author and Assistant Professor Dr. Myisha Cherry is back for a virtual conversation with prominent intellectual and educator Dr. Cornel West to launch her newest book, The Case for Rage: Why Anger Is Essential to Anti-Racist Struggle, on sale October 19!
We're pleased to partner with the Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties for this virtual book launch! To join, please pre-order a copy of The Case For Rage from us (you can order online here) or register via Eventbrite below to add a donation (suggested is $5, but pay what you can).