When we identify where our privilege intersects with somebody else's oppression, we'll find our opportunities to make real change.
Ijeoma Oluo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, So You Want to Talk About Race – a revelatory examination of race in America. She is also the author of the historical and sociopolitical exploration, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America. Her work on race and gender has been featured in the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, among many other publications.
Be A Revolution: How Everyday People Are Fighting Oppression and Changing the World—and How You Can, Too offers an eye opening, accessible guide to anti-racist activism. Showcasing the leaders who work every day to create systemic change in America, Oluo gives a voice to community leaders, providing space for them to share their stories and offer honest wisdom. Be A Revolution is both an educational tool and a prominent call to action during a time of turbulence, encouraging readers to engage with their communities and examine how they can start creating positive systemic change.
Oluo was named to the 2021 Time 100 Next list and has twice been named to the Root 100. She has been recognized for her stellar activism work, receiving the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award and the 2020 Harvard Humanist of the Year Award from the American Humanist Association. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
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