We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice

by Mariame Kaba

We Do This 'Til We Free Us (2021, Haymarket Books)

206 pages

Published Mar 10th 2021 by Haymarket Books.

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5 star

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A reflection on prison industrial complex abolition and a vision for collective liberation from organizer and educator Mariame Kaba.

“Organizing is both science and art. It is thinking through a vision, a strategy, and then figuring out who your targets are, always being concerned about power, always being concerned about how you’re going to actually build power in order to …

callan reviewed We Do This 'Til We Free Us

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5 star

This is a fantastic introduction to Kaba's work and is a masterfully selected set of essays that work together to present many different entry points into the ideas of abolition and transformative justice. I found the parts detailing the differences between punishment and accountability/consequences to be extremely helpful to my philosophy as a manager, and this book also helped me …