We have not been moved : resisting racism and militarism in 21st century America / edited by Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez, Matt Meyer, and Mandy Carter ; with a foreword by Cornel West and afterpoems by Sonia Sanchez and Alice Walker
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582 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Foreword: King's truth: revolution and America's crossroads / Cornel West -- Resisting racism and war: an introduction; or, what will it take to move forward? / Matt Meyer, Elizabeth "Betita" Matínez, and Mandy Carter -- How the moon became a stranger / Chrystos -- By any means necessary: two images / Carrie Mae Weems -- Connections, contexts, and challenges. Helping hands / Karl Bissinger -- Wild poppies / Marilyn Buck -- Are pacifists willing to be negroes? A 1950s dialogue on fighting racism and militarism, using nonviolence and armed struggle / Dave Dellinger [and others] -- Revolutionary democracy: a speech against the Vietnam War / Bayard Rustin -- Southern peace walk: two issues or one? / Barbara Deming -- Nonviolence and radical social change / Barbara Deming -- On revolution and equilibrium (excerpt) / Barbara Deming -- Responsible pacifism and the Puerto Rican conflict / Ruth M. Reynolds -- Where was the color in Seattle? Looking for reasons why the great battle was so white / Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez -- Looking for the color in the anti-war movement / Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez -- Combating oppression inside and outside / Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez -- (Re)defining racism and militarism : what qualifies? who decides? Continental Walk, 1976--Washington, D.C. / Janet Charles -- river of a different truth / Liz Roberts -- Nonviolent change and revolutionary depth: a conversation with Vincent Harding -- Regaining a moral compass: the ongoing truth of King's vision / Elizabeth McAlister -- Four vignettes on the road of the broken rifle: reflections on war and resistance / Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey -- Questioning our reality / Alejandra Cecilia Tobar Alatriz -- Finding the other America / Anne Braden -- On being a good anti-racist ally / Ted Glick -- The culture of white privilege is to remain silent / Liz Walz -- Towards a radical white identity / Susan B. Goldberg and Cameron Levin -- Weaving narratives: the construction of whiteness / Dean Johnson -- The Pan-Africanization of Black Power: true history, coalition building, and the All-African People's Revolutionary Party: an interview with Bob Brown, Organizer for the All-African People's Revolutionary Party (GC) / Matt Meyer and Dan Berger -- Rescuing Civil Rights from Black Power: collective memory and saving the state in twenty-first-century prosecutions of 1960s-era cases / Dan Berger -- The unacceptability of truth: of national lies and racial America / Tim Wise -- Race, history, and "a nation of cowards" / Bill Fletcher Jr. -- Chickens and eggs : war, race, and class. Amache: Japanese-American Relocation Center, 1942-1945--Post office / Mary Jane Sullivan -- Amache / Mary Jane Sullivan -- The antiwar campaign: more on force without violence / Dave Dellinger -- Let's talk about green beans: an interview with Dorothy Cotton / Matt Meyer and Iris Marie Bloom -- I beg to differ / Ellen Barfield -- Militarism and racism: a connection? David McReynolds -- Looking at the white working class historically / David Gilbert -- Chinweizu, war, and reparations / Dr. Conrad W. Worrill -- On being white and other lies: a history of racism in the United States -- Race, prisons, and war: scenes from the history of U.S. violence / Ruth Wilson Gilmore -- The roots and routes of war : patriarchy and heterosexism. Dean of students Ann Marie Penzkover and her niece Mariah, Wisconsin / Andrea Modica -- Genocide: remembering Bengal, 1971 / Sarah Husein -- Why we need women's actions and feminist voice for peace / Starhawk -- Terror, torture, and resistance / Andrea Dworkin -- Race, sex, and speech in Amerika / Andrea Dworkin -- Disarmament and masculinity / John Stoltenberg -- The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house / Audre Lorde -- Practical, common sense, day-to-day stuff: an interview with Mandy Carter / Matt Meyer -- The rise of eco-feminism: the goddess revived / Kitty Mattes -- Beyond the color of fear: an interview with Victor Lewis (excerpt) / Peggy McIntosh -- The politics of accountability / Jon Cohen -- Tools for white guys who are working for social change / Chris Crass -- Heteropatriarchy and the three pillars of white supremacy: rethinking women of color organizing / Andrea Smith -- The roots and routes of war : nationalism, religion, ageism. Kafka's Amerika / William P. Starr Ten years in freedom / Dylcia Pagán -- Fragmented nationalism: right-wing responses to September 11 in historical context / Matthew Lyons -- Whiteness is not inevitable! Why the emphasis on white-skin privilege is white-chauvinist and why the problematic of "race" needs to be replaced with the restoration of the national question(s) / Fred Ho -- The content of our character: an interview with José López / Mike Staudenmaier with Matt Meyer and Dan Berger -- Truly human: spiritual paths in the struggle against racism, militarism, and materialism / Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons -- White like me: a woman rabbi gazes into the mirror of American racism / Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb -- Dark satanic mills: William Blake and the critique of war / Joel Kovel -- Draft resistance and the politics of identity and status / Edward Hasbrouck -- War resistance and root causes: a strategic exchange / Jim Haber and Matt Meyer -- Where do we go from here? : organizing against war and racism. Perpetual peace matchboxes / Carrie Mae Weems -- Before and after: the struggle continues / Malkia M'Buzi Moore -- A reflection on privilege / Chris Knestrick -- We have not been moved: how the peace movement has resisted dealing with racism in our ranks / Matt Meyer -- CISPES in the 1980s: solidarity and racism in the belly of the beast / Suzanne Ross -- To live is to resist / Greg Payton and Matt Meyer -- Not showing up: blacks, military recruitment and the anti-war movement / Kenyon Farrow -- A challenge to institutional racism / Nada Khader -- Where's the color in the anti-war movement? Organizers connect the war abroad to the war at home / Momo Chang -- An open letter to anti-oppression/diversity trainers / Daniel Hunter -- New Orleans: a choice between destruction and reparations / David Billings -- Why not freedom for Puerto Rice? Building solidarity in the United States: an interview with Jean Zwickel / Meg Starr -- "National security" and the violation of women: militarized border rape at the U.S.-Mexico border / Sylvanna Falcón -- From bases to bars: the military & prison industrial complexes go "boom" / Mumia Abu-Jamal -- Dismantling peace movement myths / Frida Berrigan Structural racism and the Obama presidency / john a. powell -- Notes on an orientation to the Obama presidency / Linda Burnham -- Where was the white in Phoenix? A ten-year movement update / B. Loewe -- Moving forward: ideas for solidarity and strategy to strengthen multiracial peace movements / Clare Bayard and Francesca Fiorentini -- An anti-racist Gandhi manifesto / Sachio Ko-Yin -- AfterPoems. Why war is never a good idea / Alice Walker -- Reflections after the June 12th march for disarmament / Sonia Sanchez -- Peace (a poem for Maxine Green) / Sonia Sanchez -- Stop the violence matchbox fishbowl / Carrie Mae Weems.
Summary
"We Have Not Been Moved is a compendium addressing the two leading pillars of U.S. Empire. Inspired by the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who called for a "true revolution of values" against the racism, militarism, and materialism which he saw as the heart of a society "approaching spiritual death," this book recognizes that--for the most part--the traditional peace movement has not been moved far beyond the half-century-old call for a deepening critique of its own prejudices. While reviewing the major points of intersection between white supremacy and the war machine through both historic and contemporary articles from a diverse range of scholars and activists, the editors emphasize what needs to be done now to move forward for lasting social change. Produced in collaboration with the War Resisters League, the book also examines the strategic possibilities of radical transformation through revolutionary nonviolence." -- Publisher's description
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