We speak with author Kali Akuno about his latest book, Jackson Rising Redux: Lessons on Building the Future in the Present.  In 2020, Cooperation Jackson became the center for national and international coalition efforts, bringing together progressive peoples from diverse trade union, youth, church, and cultural movements. This book unveils new and ongoing strategies and … Continued

Keynote speaker Michelle Alexander The keynote speaker was Michelle Alexander, a lawyer and scholar. With an attendance of over 5,000 individuals, she addressed key themes from her groundbreaking book, ‘ The New Jim Crow,’ which focuses on mass incarceration. During her speech, Michelle highlights several significant points from the book. Firstly, she emphasizes the racially … Continued