Liberation is Lit is a space for Radical Readers to find their voice and make a difference. The stories we read have the power to change the world, but we have to do more than get lost in the books. Let books serve as your call to action.
Books that make us want to do something
Have you ever read something that makes you so sad or so mad, you wanted to do something about it? As we read books about different social issues, we will find an organization working toward liberating those who suffer from that issue.
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As first posted on theinclusionsolution.me The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Many of us want to do good in the world. We want to elevate the voices of those who have been systematically silenced. We feel empathy with other people experiencing pain, and we don’t want others to experience the pain we haveContinue reading “Activism 101:“All *fill in the blank* Matter””
As first posted on feministbookclub.com You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience edited by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown was absolutely astounding. From the moment I saw this duo editing a book together, I knew it was going to be a banger. The combination of Burke’s experience organizing around the #MeTooContinue reading “Book Review: You Are Your Best Thing”
Happy Juneteenth! For those of you who don’t know about Juneteenth, you can read more here, but essentially Juneteenth is when the last of the enslaved people in the U.S. found out that slavery had been abolished. To me, freedom means the end of systemic racism and oppression against all people, but until then, weContinue reading “Books for Juneteenth”