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Transformative Justice Strategic Reader

Explorations of transformative justice solutions and ideas as seen in science fiction novels, from Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jenna Peters-Golden and adrienne maree brown. This product is a 24 page PDF.
Transformative Justice Strategic Reader

Octavia Butler Strategic Reader

Alexis Pauline Gumbs and adrienne maree brown pulled together this initial set of questions to guide people in a strategic movement reading the work of black science fiction writer Octavia Butler.
Octavia Butler Strategic Reader

Reflections on Octavia Butler's Earthseed: The Books of the Living

When adrienne realized, in her 35th year, that there were 35 verses to Octavia Butler's poetic post apocalyptic philosphy Earthseed, which she introduced to us in the Parable of the Sower and the Parable of the Talents, she invited friends to write reflections on the verses. Includes Lynnee Denise, Autumn Meghan Brown, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Patrisse Cullors, dream hampton and many more!
Reflections on Octavia's Butler Earthseed: The Books of the Living

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

The book Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by adrienne maree brown, shares the lineage, core principles and elements of emergent strategy. It features interviews with activists, and a toolbox of spells, rituals and emergent strategy activities that anyone can use in their creative and organizing work.

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? How can we awaken within ourselves desires that make it impossible to settle for anything less than a fulfilling life? Author and editor adrienne maree brown finds the answer in something she calls “pleasure activism,” a politics of healing and happiness that explodes the dour myth that changing the world is just another form of work.

Drawing on the black feminist tradition, she challenges us to rethink the ground rules of activism. Her mindset-altering essays are interwoven with conversations and insights from other feminist thinkers, including Audre Lorde, Joan Morgan, Cara Page, Sonya Renee Taylor, and Alexis Pauline Gumbs. Together they cover a wide array of subjects—from sex work to climate change, from race and gender to sex and drugs—building new narratives about how politics can feel good and how what feels good always has a complex politics of its own.


Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good


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