Nevertheless  We Persisted

Nevertheless We Persisted


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524771966


Nevertheless We Persisted Book Description :

A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many more, each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity--but persisted. "Aren't you a terrorist?" "There are no roles for people who look like you." "That's a sin." "No girls allowed." They've heard it all. Actress Alia Shawkat reflects on all the parts she was told she was too "ethnic" to play. Former NFL player Wade Davis recalls his bullying of gay classmates in an attempt to hide his own sexuality. Teen Gavin Grimm shares the story t...

Nevertheless  They Persisted

Nevertheless They Persisted


  • Author : Jo Reger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351394505


Nevertheless They Persisted Book Description :

2017 opened with a new presidency in the United States sparking women’s marches across the globe. One thing was clear: feminism and feminist causes are not dead or in decline in the United States. Needed then are studies that capture the complexity of U.S. feminism. Nevertheless, They Persisted is an edited collection composed of empirical studies of the U.S. women’s movement, pushing the feminist dialogue beyond literary analysis and personal reflection by using sociological and historical data. This new collection features discussions of digital and social media, gender identity, the reinvigorated anti-rape climate, while focusing on issues of diversity, inclusion, and unacknowledged privilege in the movement....

Nevertheless She Persisted  judicial abuse towards voiceless Americans
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Nevertheless She Persisted judicial abuse towards voiceless Americans


  • Author : Lena Hardaway
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2018-09-22
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781387915521


Nevertheless She Persisted judicial abuse towards voiceless Americans Book Description :

Nevertheless, She Persisted: is a groundbreaking true story of surviving judicial abuse by the hands of Judge Richard Leon and Two Supreme Court nominee Chief Judge Merrick Garland and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. How Judge Richard Leon judicial abuse caused the author of Nevertheless She Persisted to develop Agoraphobia. "If the police are not going to enforce my rights and Judges are not going to enforce my rights - I am safer at home." This book explores Jim Crow Justice from 1932-2018: Great Uncle Issa Woodard while in uniform was attacked and blinded by South Carolina police after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Army; to The lack of accountability and oversight cause police and judges to believe poor people rights are optional and not inalien...

Nevertheless  They Persisted

Nevertheless They Persisted


  • Author : Jo Reger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351394505


Nevertheless They Persisted Book Description :

2017 opened with a new presidency in the United States sparking women’s marches across the globe. One thing was clear: feminism and feminist causes are not dead or in decline in the United States. Needed then are studies that capture the complexity of U.S. feminism. Nevertheless, They Persisted is an edited collection composed of empirical studies of the U.S. women’s movement, pushing the feminist dialogue beyond literary analysis and personal reflection by using sociological and historical data. This new collection features discussions of digital and social media, gender identity, the reinvigorated anti-rape climate, while focusing on issues of diversity, inclusion, and unacknowledged privilege in the movement....

Uncovering the Dome

Uncovering the Dome


  • Author : Amy Klobuchar
  • Publisher : Waveland PressInc
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015000333626


Uncovering the Dome Book Description :

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Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries

Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries


  • Author : Shannon D. Jones
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-07-24
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538114407


Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries Book Description :

This book explores some of the challenges that libraries and librarians face due to diversity and inclusion issues among library staff, as well as the patrons that they serve. Its goal is to increase awareness of and sensitivity to the social, cultural, and educational needs of everyone involved....

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren


  • Author : Susan Wood
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2018-08-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683353652


Elizabeth Warren Book Description :

Elizabeth Warren shares the incredible story of the first female senator of Massachusetts. Elizabeth came from a struggling middle-class family in Oklahoma City. After a heart attack put Elizabeth’s father out of work, she helped out by babysitting, waitressing, and sewing, all while shining as a star member of her school’s debate team. Debate taught Elizabeth how to fight with her words, a skill that eventually won her a state championship and a college scholarship. As a lawyer and law professor, Elizabeth learned why it was so difficult for working-class families like her own to advance economically, and today she continues to fight (with her words) for the poor and middle-class in her role as a senator. Releasing in time for the 2018 election ...

She Persisted
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She Persisted


  • Author : Chelsea Clinton
  • Publisher : Philomel Books
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593117583


She Persisted Book Description :

"An abridged board book version of the She Persisted picture book about 13 American women who made a difference in the world"--...

Nevertheless  She Persisted

Nevertheless She Persisted


  • Author : Pratima Rao Gluckman
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781525512124


Nevertheless She Persisted Book Description :

It is no secret that the technical world is a male-dominated space. From the cultural belief that Computer Science is a “subject for boys”, to the assumptions and discrimination women experience in the field, it can be challenging for women at every stage to thrive in tech careers. Nevertheless, some high-performing women persist and succeed as leaders in tech despite the gender biases pitted against them. Pratima Rao Gluckman—a female leader in tech herself—embarked on a project to collect stories of the leadership journeys of such women. She wanted to know the details of these women’s stories, and how they accomplished their achievements. What influenced them during their childhoods? Who were their mentors? What successes and failures did...

Nevertheless  She Persisted  A Book View Cafe Anthology

Nevertheless She Persisted A Book View Cafe Anthology


  • Author : Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-07-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 161138687X


Nevertheless She Persisted A Book View Cafe Anthology Book Description :

"She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." Those were the words of Mitch McConnell after he banned Senator Elizabeth Warren from speaking on the floor of the United States Senate. In reaction to the bitter partisanship in Trump's United States of America, nineteen Book View Cafe authors celebrate women who persist through tales of triumph-in the past, present, future, and other worlds. From the halls of Ancient Greece to the vast space between stars, each story illustrates tenacity as women overcome challenges-from society, from beloved family and friends, and even from their own fears. These strong heroines explore the humor and tragedy of persistence in stories that range from romance to historical fiction, from fa...