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A is for Amandla: The ABC Guide for Young Revolutionaries [and their parents] Paperback (All Proceeds go to PalFest)

A is for Amandla: The ABC Guide for Young Revolutionaries [and their parents] Paperback (All Proceeds go to PalFest)

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A is for Amandla: The ABC Guide for Young Revolutionaries [and their parents] Paperback – January 10, 2024
by A. Kayum Ahmed (Author)

Embark on an empowering literary journey with "A is for Amandla," a groundbreaking ABC guide for young revolutionaries and their parents, written by Dr. A. Kayum Ahmed, an assistant professor at Columbia University in New York, and a Visiting Scientist at Harvard University's FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. In this unique exploration of language, young readers are introduced to an unapologetically radical and complex vocabulary that transcends the conventional boundaries of children's literature.

The title, "A is for Amandla," sets the tone for a narrative that is both captivating and thought-provoking. Each letter of the alphabet becomes a portal to a world of ideas, ideologies, and expressions that are rarely found in children's books. Amandla, a Zulu and Xhosa word meaning "power," serves as the cornerstone for a collection of words that inspire and empower young minds to think critically, fostering a sense of global solidarity.

This visionary work intentionally draws on ideas and languages from diverse cultures around the world. As readers flip through the pages, they will encounter words that spark curiosity and open doors to conversations about social justice, activism, and the importance of standing up for justice. "A is for Amandla" goes beyond the traditional ABC format, embracing a mission to contribute to a new lexicon of resistance and understanding.

For parents and guardians seeking to instill values of empathy, justice, and compassion in their children, this book is a valuable resource. A. Kayum Ahmed, an author and educator with a profound understanding of the power of language in shaping narratives, weaves together a tapestry of words that will leave a lasting impact on readers of all ages.

Step into the world of "A is for Amandla," where language becomes a tool for liberation, and the alphabet becomes a roadmap for fostering a new generation of thoughtful, socially conscious individuals and communities. This book is more than a literary adventure; it is a call to action, an invitation to develop a vocabulary for young revolutionaries who want to reimagine our wor
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