Colors of Influence Blog: "Each story deserves a pause and applause"

A brilliant and rich gathering of voices on the American experience of this past year and beyond, from Indigenous writers and writers of color from Minnesota

We are Meant to Rise is a thoughtfully curated volume, as each story deserves a pause and applause. One cannot simply jump from one to another without fully internalizing the depth of the lesson that had been shared. I highly recommend this book for anyone who feels compelled to act against racism and white supremacy, by taking the requisite first step of deeply understanding the complexities of race relations in the United States.

Read the full review on Colors of Influence.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast


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Live: A book launch for We Are Meant to Rise at Next Chapter Booksellers features Carolyn Holbrook, David Mura, Douglas Kearney, Melissa Olson, Said Shaiye, and Kao Kalia Yang.