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Rise up : confronting a country at the crossroad / Reverend Al Sharpton ; foreword by Michael Eric Dyson.

Sharpton, Al, (author.).

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North Kansas City Public Library 973.933 SHARPTON 2020 (Text) 0001002373577 Nonfiction New Checked out 11/12/2020

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Beginning with a foreword by Michael Eric Dyson and closing with Rev. Al Sharpton's moving eulogy for George Floyd, Rise Up offers timeless lessons for anyone who's stood at the crossroads of their personal or political life, weighing their choices of how to proceed.When the young Alfred Charles Sharpton told his mother he wanted to be a preacher, little did he know that his journey would also lead him to prominence as a politician, founder of the National Action Network, civil rights activist, and television and radio talk show host. His enduring ability and willingness to take on the political power structure makes him the preeminent voice for the modern era, a time unprecedented in its challenges.In Rise Up, Reverend Sharpton revisits the highlights of the Obama administration, the 2016 election and Trump's subsequent hold on the GOP, and draws on his decades-long experience with other key players in politics and activism, including Shirley Chisholm, Hillary Clinton, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more.The time has come to take a hard look at our collective failures and shortcomings and reclaim our core values in order to build a clear and just path forward for America. Our nation today stands at a crossroads-and change can't wait.
Subject: African Americans > Civil rights > History > 21st century.
Civil rights > United States > History > 21st century.
United States > Politics and government > 2017-
United States > Politics and government > 2009-2017.

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