AN INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER and NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE From the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot Stop, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption.“Powerfully illuminating, heart-wrenching, and enlightening.” -Ibram X. Kendi, bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist“Crushingly powerful, Long Time Coming is an unfiltered Marlboro of black pain.” -Isabel Wilkerson, bestselling author of Caste"Formidable, compelling...has much to offer on our nation's crucial need for racial reckoning and the way forward." -Bryan Stevenson, bestselling author of Just Mercy The night of May 25, 2020 changed America. George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis when a white cop suffocated him. The video of that night's events went viral, sparking the largest protests in the nation's history and the sort of social unrest we have not seen since the sixties. While Floyd's death was certainly the catalyst, (heightened by the fact that it occurred during a pandemic whose victims were disproportionately of color) it was in truth the fuse that lit an ever-filling powder keg.Long Time Coming grapples with the cultural and social forces that have shaped our nation in the brutal crucible of race.
- Author - Michael Eric Dyson
- Publisher - St. Martin's Publishing Group
- Publication Date - 12-01-2020
- Page Count - 240
- Social Sciences
- Product Dimensions - 5.48 H x 7.74 W x 0.94 D
- ISBN-13 - 9781250276759