For Colored Girls at the end of empire when nonviolence is not enuf

by Alycee J. Lane




In this heartfelt letter to her young daughter, Keani, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others, lawyer Alycee J. Lane reflects on the possibilities and limitations of the commitment to nonviolence in a time when the fate of her as young black daughter and the fate of the planet itself are threatened by the cruel indifference and apparent active malignancy of the forces of the state. This short e-book forms the new preface for a new edition of her examination of the 1963 Birmingham campaign for peace, entitled Nonviolence Now!