What Happened to Pieing Powerful People in the Face?
by Rossi Anastopoulo
For three decades beginning in the 1970s, political groups used the time-honored comedy move as a way of humbling the powerful and (mostly) non-violently resisting bigotry. Why have public pieings nearly vanished?
SOURCE: Boston Review
Reclaiming the Power of Rebellion
Activist Derecka Purnell interviews Elizabeth Hinton about her new book "America on Fire" and the need to think about urban unrest in political, not criminal or psychological, terms.
Witness Against the Beast
by Christopher Tomlins
Nat Turner followed his evangelical faith to challenge a profane and degenerate slaveholding regime. Today's white evangelical Christians must decide whether to support the successor of that regime.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
The Double Standard of the American Riot
by Kellie Carter Jackson
Many people are asking if violence is a valid means of producing social change. The hard and historical answer is yes. Riots have a way of magnifying not merely the flaws in the system, but also the strength of those in power.
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