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The Cushion in the Road by Alice Walker

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Legendary Alice Walker discusses the themes of her life and work: racism, Palestine, Africa, Obama, Assata Shakur, Julian Assange, and more.

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The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm's Way by Alice Walker

Alice Walker discusses many of the dominant themes in her life and work including racism, Palestine, Africa and Obama's presidency.

She also discusses the Obama administration's recent addition of former Black Panther Assata Shakur to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list 40 years after the killing for which she was convicted, her travels to the Eastern Congo, and the ongoing targeting of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

This collection of essays explores her conflicting desire for deep engagement in the world and for a retreat into her familiar and necessary quiet contemplation. ISBN 9781595589866.

 

In this video, Legendary author, poet and activist Alice Walker discusses "The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm's Way." 

 

 

alice-walker-the-cushion-in-the-middle-of-the-road.jpgAlice Walker is an internationally celebrated author, poet and activist. She’s best known for The Color Purple, the 1983 novel for which she was the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, though, in her opinion, not the first African American woman to deserve it.

Alice Walker has been an activist all of her adult life. She is a staunch defender not only of human rights, but of the rights of all living beings. She is one of the world’s most prolific writers, yet tirelessly continues to travel the world to stand on the side of the poor, and the economically, spiritually and politically oppressed, and on the side of the revolutionaries, teachers and leaders who seek change and transformation of the world. 

Upon returning from Gaza in 2008, Walker said, “Going to Gaza was our opportunity to remind the people of Gaza and ourselves that we belong to the same world: the world where grief is not only acknowledged, but shared; where we see injustice and call it by its name; where we see suffering and know the one who stands and sees is also harmed, but not nearly so much as the one who stands and sees and says and does nothing.”

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