Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People

Edited by Alice Wong, Various Authors

Nonfiction, Disability, Anthology

2018

Authors: Lydia X. Z. Brown, Anita Cameron, Cyree Jarelle Johnson, DJ Kuttin Kandi, Mari Kurisato, Talila A. Lewis, Noemi Martinez, Stacey Milbern, Mia Mingus, Lev Mirov, Leroy Moore, Shain M. Neumeier, Naomi Ortiz, Victoria Rodríguez-Roldán, Vilissa K. Thompson, Aleksei Valentín, Maysoon Zayid

16 essays by 17 disabled writers, activists, and artists. This is crip wisdom for the people.

Edited by Alice Wong, founder of the Disability Visibility Project, Resistance and Hope will transform the way you think about activism, leadership and social justice.

How do we fight back in an era of uncertainty, institutionalized cruelty, and widespread tolerance for ableism and hate? Written in 2017, the authors explore resistance, hope, self care, disability rights and justice, and the politics of Trump in a series of provocative, challenging essays. They bring the power of intersectional cross-platform organizing and the strength found through mutual accountability to words that will help you define the resistance you want to fight for, not just the harm you want to react against.

Dare to dream bigger and create space for all with this visionary essay anthology from multiply marginalized disabled people redefining an inclusive climate of resistance. The time is NOW!

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