List of things I've read (or am in process of reading) this summer that have impacted the way I've think, which has impacted the way I see Chicago, black liberation, and food and agriculture. And few words on these books.
- The Next American Revolution by Grace Lee Boggs (galvanizer for activists, visionaries)
- Salvation; Black People and Love by bell hooks (importance liberation in love)
- Belonging: A Culture of Place by bell hooks (story black ppl connection land, environment, more)
- No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein (resist shock politics and uniting of various movements)
- From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (title says all)
- The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein (housing policy deeply affected African-Americans)
- An Autobiography by Angela Davis (insight into rise of one of my intellectual and activist heroes)
- Black Radical Tradition, collection of works, phenomenal and great base for anyone interested in learning about crucial black figures (http://ouleft.org/wp-content/uploads/BlackRadicalTradition.pdf)
- Women, Race and Class by Angela Y. Davis (intersectionality, black women...)
- The Sellout by Paul Beatty (black guy in Cali who segregates school and owns slave... read it)
Feel free to enjoy some of the book quotes below as well.