Acts of love and resistance

Acts of love and resistance

Segregation has shaped St. Louis as surely as the waters of the Mississippi River. In “The Material World of Modern Segregation: St. Louis in the Long Era of Ferguson,” 18 scholars follow that troubled course through physical traces, oral histories, fragmented communities and continuing grassroot struggles.
They Knew

They Knew

How a Culture of Conspiracy Keeps America Complacent

From one of the sharpest political voices of our time, “They Knew” is New York Times bestselling author Sarah Kendzior’s deep dive into the conspiracies that have shaped, and will continue to shape, our increasingly polarized democracy. In an age of QAnon and widespread misinformation, conspiracy theories cannot be dismissed as one-off or fringe belief systems. In “They Knew,” best-selling […]
Art of Protest

Art of Protest

Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution

From Keith Haring to Extinction Rebellion, the civil rights movement to Black Lives Matter, what does a revolution look like? Discover the power of words and images in this thought-provoking look at protest art by highly acclaimed artivist De Nichols. From the psychedelic typography used in “Make Love Not War” posters of the ’60s to […]
Indigenous and Black Confraternities in Colonial Latin America

Indigenous and Black Confraternities in Colonial Latin America

Negotiating Status through Religious Practices

Employing a transregional and interdisciplinary approach, this volume explores indigenous and black confraternities –or lay Catholic brotherhoods– founded in colonial Spanish America and Brazil between the sixteenth and eighteenth century. It presents a varied group of cases of religious confraternities founded by subaltern subjects, both in rural and urban spaces of colonial Latin America, to […]
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