Nevertheless, We Persisted

Nevertheless, We Persisted


  • Author: In This Together Media
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Genre: Biography
  • File Size: 14226821 Bytes


A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors, 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 Gavi...

Nevertheless We Persisted

Nevertheless We Persisted


  • Author: Tanya Eby
  • Release Date : 2017-10-23
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 2503922 Bytes


NEVERTHELESS WE PERSISTED is the ebook companion to a special audio-first anthology of poems, essays, and stories that explores themes of loss, love, and finding your own power. It's an astonishing collection filled with heart, tears, laughter, and ultimately hope. Pieces include:  A woman's journey fleeing Iraq with her children and how it made her stronger.  A man recovering from his experience in Vietnam and learning empathy. A journey with cancer as posted on Facebook that ends not with a prayer...but a blessing. A 25-year-old talking about being a millennial and feelings of gratitude. A mother getting through Taco Night at her home without drinking. For once.  A mother losing her husband whose children become the thread that pulls...

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  We Persisted

Nevertheless We Persisted


  • Author : In This Together Media
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524771980


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  We Persisted

Nevertheless We Persisted


  • Author : In This Together Media
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524771997


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 others, 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...

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

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

Nevertheless She Persisted


  • Author : Jon Walter
  • Publisher : David Fickling Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788450270


Nevertheless She Persisted Book Description :

Clara and Nancy both have choices to make. Two sisters, working in a women’s prison in 1913; many of the inmates they are faced with have been arrested for their actions as part of the suffragette movement. For Nancy, there’s one inmate in particular – the enigmatic Duchess – who she finds herself drawn to, following the Duchess’ lead into the fight for the right to vote. But for Clara, the choice is not so clear-cut. She’s started stepping out with a chap called Ted. But if she were to marry him, she would have to give up the job she loves, and lose her independence forever....

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 : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524741778


She Persisted Book Description :

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren's refusal to be silenced in the Senate inspired a spontaneous celebration of women who persevered in the face of adversity. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all ce...

How I Resist
Score: 4
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How I Resist


  • Author : Maureen Johnson
  • Publisher : Wednesday Books
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250168375


How I Resist Book Description :

"The Ultimate Resistance Guidebook." — Bustle "This book will be a light in the darkness for some, and help guide them from despair."— Booklist An all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited by bestselling YA author Maureen Johnson. Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin? What can I do? How can I help? How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope, How I Resist features an all-star group...

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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