Against the Grain

Portraying Black Loss

How can people be moved from sympathy to solidarity with an oppressed group? Juliet Hooker considers how the legendary writer and activist Ida B. Wells and Harriet Jacobs, whose slave narrative was the first authored by a woman in the U.S., balanced grief and grievance in an effort to mobilize white people to act to end Black suffering. (Encore presentation.)

Juliet Hooker, Black Grief/White Grievance: The Politics of Loss Princeton University Press, 2023

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