On Sale: Sep 28, 2021

Rise Up (Trade Paperback)

  • by Al Sharpton

Synopsis

"Don’t be surprised if this book sparks conversation and action…. Rise Up won’t let you down." —Washington Informer

Rise Up offers timeless lessons for anyone who’s stood at the crossroads of their personal or political life, weighing their choices of how to proceed. Reverend Al Sharpton revisits the highlights of the Obama administration, the 2016 election and Trump’s subsequent hold on the GOP, and draws on his decades-long experience with other key players in politics and activism, including Shirley Chisholm, Hillary Clinton, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more.

The time has come to take a hard look at our collective failures and shortcomings and reclaim our core values in order to build a clear and just path forward for America. Our nation today stands at a crossroads—and change can’t wait.

"An ode to the Black lives lost to racial violence…. His book shows readers how past and present struggles should guide Americans as they continue the fight for equality for all.” —People magazine

“By sharing his own personal struggles and experiences, Sharpton offers inspirational lessons for today's social justice activists and supporters of a just world—and for tomorrow's.” —Booklist