Nobody: Casualties of Americas War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond by Marc Lamont HillNamed a Best Book of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews
A New York Times Editor’s Choice
Nautilus Award Winner
“A worthy and necessary addition to the contemporary canon of civil rights literature.” —New York Times
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?
Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond
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This is a book that helps us see the power and potential of pedagogy. This book is invaluable for anyone interested in hip-hop culture, identity, education, and youth. A study guide for our next generation using the modern day struggle into manhood and beyond. Bernard Hall, Decoteau J. However, it is still in its infancy in the academy and school classrooms. Hill and Petchauer have assembled a powerful group of scholars who provide elegantly theoretical and practically significant ways to consider hip hop as an important pedagogical strategy.
Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond
Hill sat down with The Huffington Post on Monday to discuss the book, and looked back on the encounter that sparked the concept behind the book two years ago. After Brown, an unarmed year-old, was killed in Ferguson, Hill quickly headed to Missouri to speak to residents and document the mood in the city. You could be identified as queer. You could be identified as a woman. You could be identified as poor, you could be identified as immigrant. You could be identified as trans.
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Author: Marc Lamont Hill. Narrator: Kevin Kenerly. Unabridged: 6 hr 6 min. Format: Digital Audiobook. Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks. Genre: Social Science - Social Classes.