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Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism

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169 pages1 hour

Summary

A hot topic, and one that fills newspaper columns every time another young place person is killed by the police.
The question of how white radicals can and should relate to their black comrades in the streets is one of the more vexing problems activists have faced in recent years. It is also a question that police and politicians have used to divide social movements and set them bickering.
Milstein’s goal here is to provide answers to that question in advance.
Tackles important questions: What should solidarity should look like? Who is an outside agitator? And who gets to decide when African American social movements are themselves divided over tactical and political approaches?

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