RFKHR book club spotlights Elizabeth Hinton’s ‘America on Fire’
October 5, 2022
America on Fire is a co-winner of the Book Award at the 2022 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards. Through in-depth research and powerful storytelling, the book presents a nuanced understanding of how racist police violence fueled the Black rebellions of the post-civil rights era from the late 1960s to the early 1970s and how the twin challenge of racial and economic inequality, which underpinned those rebellions, persists.
Read the article and watch the discussion with Yale Law professor Elizabeth Hinton, moderated by Elisa Massimino, here.