Justice Shorter's Reading List

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Justice Shorter's Reading List

As Heard on the DCPL Podcast "Access This"

On the April 20, 2021 episode of the DC Public Library Podcast series Access This, Jenny from the Center for Accessibility chatted with Justice Shorter about the Top 5 books that inform her personal and professional life as a Disability Justice advocate, Black Disabled Lives Matter amplifier and national expert on disability-inclusive disaster protections, emergency management and humanitarian crises/conflicts.

Check out her selections below and listen to Justice discuss them on the podcast here (includes full transcript):

1. Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

2. Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

3. The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice by Staci K. Haines

4. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

5. We Do This Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice by Mariame Kaba; foreword by Naomi Murakawa; edited by Tamara K. Noper

Find even more recommended reads at JusticeShorter.com/recommended-reads/