See No Stranger

A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love

Hardcover, 416 pages

Published June 16, 2020 by One World.

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Valarie Kaur is a Sikh woman from rural California. She was involved in political action in college. She was a witness to the effects of violence on the Sikh community after 9/11. She made a documentary film about it. She also went to Harvard Divinity school and Yale Law.

Her work with communities facing violence has lead her to advocate for a new way of imaging how the world may be. It starts with realizing that we need to try to see people that we disagree with as also human. That doesn't mean allowing them to run over us. It means seeing the pain and brokenness underlying violence and hate and trying to fix the root of the problem.

The book is part memoir and part manifesto. It details her work with Latinx people being harrassed by the police in East Haven CT. She goes to the sites of mass …

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