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Trayvon Martin, Race, and “American Justice”: Writing Wrong is the first comprehensive text to analyze not only killing of but implications this event for state race in United States. Bringing together contributions from a variety disciplines approaches, pushes readers answer question: “In wake acquittal his killer, how post-racial can we claim be?” This collection short powerful chapters at times angering hopeful, always thought provoking, critical, poignant. interdisciplinary volume well suited undergraduate graduate students as faculty sociology, social work, law, communication, education. book also be read by anyone interested justice equity through lens 21st century. “This an invitation rebellion—the inevitable insurgency Black youth brewing right now across land descendants enslaved workers step up exercise their agency, that moment become agents liberty actors history.” – William Ayers, Distinguished Professor University Illinois–Chicago “… authors […] offer incisive vivid examinations contours white supremacy today, inviting into much-needed discussion moral questions surrounding very foundation life U.S.” Christine Sleeter, Emerita, California State Monterey “Trayvon American Justice: assemblage voices speak salience race, gender, intersection. Collectively, provide us with poignant reminders multiple forces rail against males our society. Each chapter grabs attention, ignites activism, encourages remain steadfast struggle toward true democracy all Americans society where males’ lives are valued they no longer face daily threats humanity.” Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Assistant Professor, Teachers College, Columbia “While motivated Martin’s unfortunate tragic death, impressive serves one-of-a-kind tribute Martin will help keep legacy alive. The evocative accessible, while focus on call attention mundane, severe, systemic racial wrongdoings, biases existing research, colorblindness privilege, erasures history failures memory.” Tony E. Adams, Northeastern Illinois NCA award winner “The editors contributors have taken topic presented it way engaging, effective, surprisingly optimistic. There style everyone here, making great audiences classrooms. A truly superb addition any classroom those today’s world.” U. Melissa Anyiwo, Coordinator African Studies, Curry College its title; focuses attention—through critical writing—on pernicious, pervasive, persistent violence waged black men, especially male youth, Using still unpunished pre-meditated murder highly emblematic example violence, use carefully crafted sequenced poetry prose write truth power about economic, political, social, cultural factors produce reproduce aggression men boys descent, members other societally minoritized groups. breadth depth included makes particularly valuable resource engaged teaching, learning, service, activism related issues racism, blackness, whiteness, class, caste, classism, language, dialect, literacy, linguicism, geographic national origin, immigration status, sex, gender identity expression, masculinity, sexual orientation, size, appearance, and, more broadly, equity, equality, justice. Chapters reflect thoughtful insight advanced expertise authors, who bring increased levels complexity historical contemporary dialogue, discussion, debate racism editors’ selection organization balances pain truth-telling hope possibility just future. In sum, reciprocally links theory practice relating power, oppression, discrimination—and liberation.” Clark, & Senior Scholar Multicultural Education, Founding Vice President Diversity Inclusion, Nevada, Las Vegas “Chapters timely probing stare straight difficult incident, refuse ignore injustice, higher purpose academic criticism “writing wrong.” Here wrong corrosive sometimes lethal bias many males, too often seen dangerous disposable subsequent killer George Zimmerman examined minds informed reflection history. We hear conversations parents, mothers felt trial themselves, had teenage sons. Some these endangered sons were outraged act verdict, some others indifferent. devoted aftermath, future injustice. Through what T. J. Yosso calls “resistant capital” urged continue interrogate judicial system prosecutes parents families. much learn here current live among each other. both impassioned strive like him. I recommend my classes.” AG Rud, Washington Kenneth Fasching-Varner, PhD Shirley B. Barton Endowed Foundations Elementary Education holds Ph.D Language, Literacy, Culture Ohio University. Rema Reynolds, Policy, Organization, Leadership doctorate California, Los Angeles. Katrice A. Albert, Equity Counseling Auburn Lori L. Associate Sociology Studies Albany, New York.

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