The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice

The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice[PDF / Epub] ☃ The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice Author Rick Smolan – Oaklandjobs.co.uk A powerful collection of personal journeys through words, images, music, and videos that shows how much progress still lies ahead in the quest for dignity and equality Walter Isaacson, author of Benja Fight: America's ePUB ☆ A powerful collection of personal journeys through words, images, music, The Good PDF/EPUB ² and videos that shows how much progress still lies ahead in Good Fight: America's PDF ✓ the quest for dignity and equality Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin An American Life and Steve Jobs From the creator of the bestselling Day in the Life series comes an extraordinary illustrated book showing how much progress has been made in America over the lastyears against hatred, bigotry, racism, and injustice and how much work remains to be done The Good Fight vividly depicts the human face of America s sporadically violent, often triumphant, always risky struggle to fulfill the promise of freedom and equality for all Fought in the streets, the courthouse, and the corridors of Congress, it is a story that has become America s own morality play, illustrated here through thanmemorable photographs, nearlyembedded videos, over a dozen compelling essays plus examples of music and lyrics that rallied America s resistance to injustice For those who wish to eradicate bigotry and intolerance in America, The Good Fight is a call to action It shows us how much we as a nation have accomplished it also reminds us of the fragility of our success and how quickly this hard fought progress can slip away if we do not remain vigilant In addition, The Good Fight features a smartphone app THE GOOD FIGHT VIEWER that enables readers to point their smartphones or tablets at overphotos to immediately stream online video clips, including TED Talks, that vividly bring each story to life This timely book captures the struggles and the successes experienced by women, African Americans, Native Americans, Jews, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, Latinos, Asian Americans, and the disabled Along with the eloquent images and graphics, The Good Fight includes short guest essays from individuals representing each group The writers include George Takei, Star Trek television and film starBret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for The New York TimesTodd Brewster, award winning journalist, bestselling author, and historianBryan Stevenson, bestselling author and founder of the Equal Justice InitiativeCleve Jones, best selling author and creator of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial QuiltJonathan Broder, award winning journalist, formerly of the Chicago Tribune, NPR and NewsweekRay Suarez, best selling author and former correspondent for PBS NewsHour and NPR s Talk of the NationCharles Ramsey, former DC Police Chief and President s Task Force on st Century PolicingAimee Mullins, actress and Paralympics world record holderZak Ebrahim, bestselling author and speaker on nonviolenceWajahat Ali, New York Times columnist and creative director of Affinis LabsTiffany Shlain, Emmy nominated filmmaker and founder of The Webby AwardsMat Johnson, bestselling author and recipient of the United States Artists James Baldwin FellowshipRichard Bernstein, bestselling author, former Time Bureau Chief and New York Times correspondent. THE GOOD FIGHT might be just the right book to help put what America is experiencing right now into historical perspective.CBS ran a fascinating segment about the book which vaulted it to 55 of all books sold onreaders might also be fascinated that the book is also smartphone enabled and invites readers to download THE GOOD FIGHT VIEWER app There are 63 images in the book that will triggering videos that stream to a readers cell phone t THE GOOD FIGHT might be just the right book to help put what America is experiencing right now into historical perspective.CBS ran a fascinating segment about the book which vaulted it to 55 of all books sold onreaders might also be fascinated that the book is also smartphone enabled and invites readers to download THE GOOD FIGHT VIEWER app There are 63 images in the book that will triggering videos that stream to a readers cell phone to give them a deeper insight into each story Many of the videos will leave you in tears.THE GOOD FIGHT just won Best Photography and Best Race Relations at the big New York Book awards I loved this book and it s going right on my coffee table so I can flip through it whenever I need some inspiration It s also going to my friends and family as a holiday gift to fight political exhaustion and apathy.The pictures are gorgeous and the stories manage to educate you about past injustice in a way that leaves you in awe of humanity s strength to persevere through adversity and energizes you to continue that fight today.I ve often been frustrated with histories that are all of nothing I loved this book and it s going right on my coffee table so I can flip through it whenever I need some inspiration It s also going to my friends and family as a holiday gift to fight political exhaustion and apathy.The pictures are gorgeous and the stories manage to educate you about past injustice in a way that leaves you in awe of humanity s strength to persevere through adversity and energizes you to continue that fight today.I ve often been frustrated with histories that are all of nothing My parents grew up with many histories that took an overly rosy view on all of American history where America could do no wrong, leaving no room for discussion or nuance These were understandably met with alternative histories, which served as a counter balance to the textbooks of the 20th century In the alternative histories, stories which had been repressed and silenced were finally told However, the tone could be overwhelmingly bleak and leave the reader dispirited and drained.This book does not shy away from the unsavory and brutal aspects of this country s history, but it knows the acknowledgement of that history cannot be the end of the discussion How did that injustice motivate people to action and how do we continue their work today The Good Fight continues This is a great reminder of the progress the US has made over the past couple of centuries and how much remains to be done A sobering introduction into hard fought battles made by minorities with stunning photography I found some of the videos were slow to load or didn t show up at all but those that worked were very illuminating. The Good Fight is my go to Holiday gift this year It s not only a great looking coffee table book, but it s also a multi generational family activity and a creative alternative to Cards Against Humanity.The key is to download the book s easy APP first, which adds an entire dimension to the substance and it s FUN Highly recommend. A look book of history, too be never finished reading.

The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice
    The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice Franklin An American Life and Steve Jobs From the creator of the bestselling Day in the Life series comes an extraordinary illustrated book showing how much progress has been made in America over the lastyears against hatred, bigotry, racism, and injustice and how much work remains to be done The Good Fight vividly depicts the human face of America s sporadically violent, often triumphant, always risky struggle to fulfill the promise of freedom and equality for all Fought in the streets, the courthouse, and the corridors of Congress, it is a story that has become America s own morality play, illustrated here through thanmemorable photographs, nearlyembedded videos, over a dozen compelling essays plus examples of music and lyrics that rallied America s resistance to injustice For those who wish to eradicate bigotry and intolerance in America, The Good Fight is a call to action It shows us how much we as a nation have accomplished it also reminds us of the fragility of our success and how quickly this hard fought progress can slip away if we do not remain vigilant In addition, The Good Fight features a smartphone app THE GOOD FIGHT VIEWER that enables readers to point their smartphones or tablets at overphotos to immediately stream online video clips, including TED Talks, that vividly bring each story to life This timely book captures the struggles and the successes experienced by women, African Americans, Native Americans, Jews, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, Latinos, Asian Americans, and the disabled Along with the eloquent images and graphics, The Good Fight includes short guest essays from individuals representing each group The writers include George Takei, Star Trek television and film starBret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for The New York TimesTodd Brewster, award winning journalist, bestselling author, and historianBryan Stevenson, bestselling author and founder of the Equal Justice InitiativeCleve Jones, best selling author and creator of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial QuiltJonathan Broder, award winning journalist, formerly of the Chicago Tribune, NPR and NewsweekRay Suarez, best selling author and former correspondent for PBS NewsHour and NPR s Talk of the NationCharles Ramsey, former DC Police Chief and President s Task Force on st Century PolicingAimee Mullins, actress and Paralympics world record holderZak Ebrahim, bestselling author and speaker on nonviolenceWajahat Ali, New York Times columnist and creative director of Affinis LabsTiffany Shlain, Emmy nominated filmmaker and founder of The Webby AwardsMat Johnson, bestselling author and recipient of the United States Artists James Baldwin FellowshipRichard Bernstein, bestselling author, former Time Bureau Chief and New York Times correspondent. THE GOOD FIGHT might be just the right book to help put what America is experiencing right now into historical perspective.CBS ran a fascinating segment about the book which vaulted it to 55 of all books sold onreaders might also be fascinated that the book is also smartphone enabled and invites readers to download THE GOOD FIGHT VIEWER app There are 63 images in the book that will triggering videos that stream to a readers cell phone t THE GOOD FIGHT might be just the right book to help put what America is experiencing right now into historical perspective.CBS ran a fascinating segment about the book which vaulted it to 55 of all books sold onreaders might also be fascinated that the book is also smartphone enabled and invites readers to download THE GOOD FIGHT VIEWER app There are 63 images in the book that will triggering videos that stream to a readers cell phone to give them a deeper insight into each story Many of the videos will leave you in tears.THE GOOD FIGHT just won Best Photography and Best Race Relations at the big New York Book awards I loved this book and it s going right on my coffee table so I can flip through it whenever I need some inspiration It s also going to my friends and family as a holiday gift to fight political exhaustion and apathy.The pictures are gorgeous and the stories manage to educate you about past injustice in a way that leaves you in awe of humanity s strength to persevere through adversity and energizes you to continue that fight today.I ve often been frustrated with histories that are all of nothing I loved this book and it s going right on my coffee table so I can flip through it whenever I need some inspiration It s also going to my friends and family as a holiday gift to fight political exhaustion and apathy.The pictures are gorgeous and the stories manage to educate you about past injustice in a way that leaves you in awe of humanity s strength to persevere through adversity and energizes you to continue that fight today.I ve often been frustrated with histories that are all of nothing My parents grew up with many histories that took an overly rosy view on all of American history where America could do no wrong, leaving no room for discussion or nuance These were understandably met with alternative histories, which served as a counter balance to the textbooks of the 20th century In the alternative histories, stories which had been repressed and silenced were finally told However, the tone could be overwhelmingly bleak and leave the reader dispirited and drained.This book does not shy away from the unsavory and brutal aspects of this country s history, but it knows the acknowledgement of that history cannot be the end of the discussion How did that injustice motivate people to action and how do we continue their work today The Good Fight continues This is a great reminder of the progress the US has made over the past couple of centuries and how much remains to be done A sobering introduction into hard fought battles made by minorities with stunning photography I found some of the videos were slow to load or didn t show up at all but those that worked were very illuminating. The Good Fight is my go to Holiday gift this year It s not only a great looking coffee table book, but it s also a multi generational family activity and a creative alternative to Cards Against Humanity.The key is to download the book s easy APP first, which adds an entire dimension to the substance and it s FUN Highly recommend. A look book of history, too be never finished reading. "/>
  • Hardcover
  • 258 pages
  • The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice
  • Rick Smolan
  • 13 January 2017
  • 1454927348