TRL REVIEWS: A Perilous Path - Talking Race, Inequality, and the Law by Anthony C. Thompson

TITLE: A Perilous Path: Talking Race, Inequality and the Law

AUTHOR: Anthony C. Thompson; Sherrilyn Ifill; Loretta Lynch; Bryan Stevenson


PUBLISHER: The New Press

Quote: "We can do it.” 

Overview: Four of the nation’s leading advocates for racial justice engage in a candid discussion regarding the American dilemma in the era of Donald Trump. What is pain, equality, radicalization and the role of a civil rights lawyer? All will be answered in “A Perilous Path” - a discussion with Sherrilyn Ifill, the president of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Loretta Lynch, the 83rd US Attorney General, Bryan Stevenson, the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and Anthony C. Thompson, NYU Law Professor of the Center on Race, Inequality and the Law. 

Analysis: A Perilous Path is an informative discussion on race and its effect on the law that should be read by everyone. In the current political climate, this book is more relevant than ever. As readers, we are lucky enough to have access to this discussion as the Trump presidency continues to move forward. Regardless of the federal government, the citizens of the United States must fight for the rights of all citizens and be cognizant of our past as well as aware of our future. This book is a must read for all and a great jumping off point for a further dive into  justice in America.


 Conclusion: This is a quick, important read that everyone should digest this year. 

Rating: 5/5

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