TITLE

Don't whine, organize

AUTHOR(S)
Zorn, Jean; Zorn, Stephen
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Nation;5/11/1998, Vol. 266 Issue 17, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the book "Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback Into a New Vision of Social Justice," by Lani Guinier. The book focuses on author's nomination to be Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the year 1993 and on Clinton Administration's betrayal of that nomination in the face of uninformed and dishonest right-wing criticism. Guinier weaves two themes through the book: first, the importance of grassroots community action, as contrasted with Washington politics; and, second, the need to be more imaginative in thinking about what democracy means.
ACCESSION #
719988

 

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