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“Picking up the Pieces”

“Picking up the Pieces”

Everyday Violence and Community

(p.117) 5 “Picking up the Pieces”
Black Women against the Land Grab
Keisha-Khan Y. Perry
University of Minnesota Press

Chapter 5 explores how black women experience police violence in ways that lead to trauma and death as well as political action. How they respond to violence challenges how we think about the gendered nature of police repression and the intra-community dynamics that shape their activism.

Keywords:   Black women’s activism, Urban social movements, Brazil, Black politics, Latin American cities

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