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Stakes is High : Race, Faith and Hope for America

Waters, Michael W.

Danvers, MASS : Chalice Prss, 2017.

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2018 Religion Communicators Council (RCC) Wilbur Award, Books-Non-Fiction "Michael W. Waters...is both blunt and lyrical as he meditates on police violence, racism, hip-hop, and the power of faith." --"New and Noteworthy," Sojourners, April 2017What happens when a people can take no more injustice rained down upon their sons and daughters? When each new travesty echoes the cries of ancestors killed for the color of their skin? How do a people rediscover hope? And how do they use that new-found hope as momentum and strength for change? In his powerful new book Stakes Is High, pastor, activist, and community leader Michael W. Waters blends hip-hop lyricism and social justice leadership, creating an urgent voice demanding that America listen to the suffering if it hopes to redeem its soul. Weaving stories from centuries of persecution against the backdrop of today's urban prophets on the radio and in the streets, Waters speaks on behalf of an awakened generation raging against racism - yet fueled by the promise of a just future. Through the pain and hard but holy work, you will hear the call to join the faithful struggle for racial justice.

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ISBN:

978-0-8272-3540-3

Author:

Waters, Michael W.

Title:

Stakes is High : Race, Faith and Hope for America.

Publisher:

Danvers, MASS : Chalice Prss, 2017.

Physical:

100.

Subject:

Race Relations

Subject:

Social Justice.

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