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theycantFerguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement

By Wesley Lowery

Taken from his time as the lead reporter in Ferguson for the Washington Post, Wesley Lowery’s  They Can’t Kill Us All is an insightful look into the new racial justice movement that has risen in America. The book begins with discussing Ferguson and the protests that brought “Black Lives Matter” to the national stage. But Lowery delves into the pre-Ferguson events that gave rise to BLM, such as the killings of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, and where activists see the movement post-Ferguson. While Lowery does relate the movement to his own experiences as a person of color, he does his job as a journalist, reporting events and people without much editorializing.

I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the Black Lives Matter movement. More importantly, I would recommend it to anyone who is NOT familiar with them- this book provides a comprehensive and informative look at an often misunderstood movement.

You can find this book in our catalog here.

 

Reviewed by

BiblioMecha

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