Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage

Nevertheless We Persisted Voices of Defiance Strength and Courage A powerful collection of essays from actors activists athletes politicians musicians writers and teens including Senator Amy Klobuchar actress Alia Shawkat actor Maulik Pancholy poet Azure A

  • Title: Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage
  • Author: In This Together Media Alia Shawkat Azure Antoinette Amy Klobuchar Wade Davis Gavin Grimm Fanny Starr Maulik Pancholy
  • ISBN: 9781524771966
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many , each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many , each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity but persisted Aren t you a terrorist There are no roles for people who look like you That s a sin No girls allowed They ve heard it all Actress Alia Shawkat reflects on all the parts she was told she was too ethnic to play Former NFL player Wade Davis recalls his bullying of gay classmates in an attempt to hide his own sexuality Teen Gavin Grimm shares the story that led to the infamous bathroom bill, and how he s fighting it Holocaust survivor Fanny Starr tells of her harrowing time in Auschwitz, where she watched her family disappear, one by one.What made them rise up through the hate What made them overcome the obstacles of their childhood to achieve extraordinary success How did they break out of society s limited view of who they are and find their way to the beautiful and hard won lives they live today With a foreword by Minnesota senator and up and coming Democratic party leader Amy Klobuchar, these essays share deeply personal stories of resilience, faith, love, and, yes, persistence.

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