Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

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In this “thought-provoking and important” (Library Journal) analysis of state-sanctioned violence, Marc Lamont Hill carefully considers a string of high-profile deaths in America—Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, and others—and incidents of gross negligence by government, such as the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. He digs underneath these events to uncover patterns and policies of authority that allow some citizens become disempowered, disenfranchised, poor, uneducated, exploited, vulnerable, and disposable. To help us understand the plight of vulnerable communities, he examines the effects of unfettered capitalism, mass incarceration, and political power while urging us to consider a new world in which everyone has a chance to become somebody. Heralded as an essential text for our times, Marc Lamont Hill’s galvanizing work embodies the best traditions of scholarship, journalism, and storytelling to lift unheard voices and to address the necessary question, “how did we get here?"
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ISBN: 9781501124969

Published Date: May 2, 2017

Publisher: Atria Books

Language: English

Page Count: 250

Size: 8.31" l x 5.46" w x 0.76"