Good Trouble is a graphic nonfiction guidebook offering stories and lessons from the civil rights movement. In words and vivid pen-and-watercolor drawings, Noxon highlights lessons modern-day activists and the civically minded can embrace to move forward and create change. With interviews with with key figures including US Congressman John Lewis, and strategist Rev James Lawson, Good Trouble underscores the importance of confrontation, joy, and faith in the movement, including a discussion of how leaders from a variety of faiths, including Jewish theologian Abraham Heschel. With a fresh look at notable figures including Bayard Rustin, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Ella Baker, Good Trouble gleans essential wisdom and hard-won tactics and creates an urgently needed roadmap for communities seeking inspiration and guidance in troubled times.
Good Trouble: Lessons from the Civil Rights Playbook
- From the Publisher
January 1, 2013
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