By Connie Rice
Connie Rice has taken at the bus approach, the varsity approach, the dying penalty, gangs, and the LAPD—and gained. Now, with an electrifying, inimitable voice, Rice illuminates the origins and thought for her life’s paintings during this “genuinely compelling” (Kirkus Reviews) account. half memoir, half name to motion, Power Concedes Nothing is passionate, provocative, and studded with dramatic tales of a existence within the trenches of civil rights. encouraged via the phrases of Martin Luther King, Jr., Connie Rice has written a “remarkable” (Publishers Weekly) blueprint for a brand new new release of justice seekers.
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Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones by Connie Rice