The “Living in Good Relation” Friend-Sourced Collection

  • MLK — Mountaintop Speech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixfwGLxRJU8
  • Common — Be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MedYGL45DnE
  • Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy
  • Equal Justice Initiative
  • Shane Claiborne’s The Irresistable Revolution
  • Ella Baker and Fannie Lou Hamer personify radical hope
  • Marx and Engels — Communist Manifesto
  • Khalid Hosseini — And the Mountains Echoed
  • Richard Wright’s “the Warmth of Other Suns” from Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth
  • The Fire Next Time by Baldwin (I found it hopeful, but others might not)
  • Toni Morrison’s Beloved
  • Happy Feet (2006)
  • Kiki (2017)
  • Mavis Staples and the tradition of spirituals in the Long Black Freedom Struggle
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcCm_ySBslk
  • Aretha Franklin, Lift Every Voice and Sing
  • “The Negro in American Culture” a group discussion (Baldwin, Hughes, Hansberry, Capouya, Kazin)
  • Jonathan Lear’s Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation
  • Nayyirah Waheed — Salt; Nejma
  • Rupi Kaur — Milk & Honey; The Sun and Her Flowers

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Alina Scott

Alina Scott

"one one coco full basket" | UT History PhD student