Don't Label Me: An Incredible Conversation for Divided Times

Don't Label Me: An Incredible Conversation for Divided Times

by Irshad Manji

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250157980
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 02/26/2019
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Irshad Manji is founder of the award-winning Moral Courage Project at the University of Southern California and the New York Times bestselling author of The Trouble With Islam Today, translated into more than thirty languages and later adapted into the Emmy-nominated PBS film Faith Without Fear. Oprah Winfrey selected her as the first winner of the "Chutzpah" prize for boldness. Manji has lived and taught in Toronto, Vancouver, New York, and Los Angeles. She and her wife reside in Hawaii with their rescue dogs.

Table of Contents

Introduction

CAN WE TALK?

1. Lily in the Field: Old, Blind, and Badass
2. Our Division Problem
3. Rivals Versus Enemies
4. Who Gets Respect?
5. How Labels Distort
6. A Dog-Loving Muslim Pundamentalist
7. People Aren’t Things
8. Honest Diversity
9. The Way Forward

WHITE, STRAIGHT MALE

10. Lily In The Field: “I’m Not Your Bitch”
11. A Good Neighbor
12. Is He a Homophobe?
13. Who You Calling Fragile?
14. Humiliation Nation
15. I Love You Just The Way You Are
16. The Disadvantage of Being White
17. This Is Progress?
18. Beware Of Your Brain

MUSLIM WOMAN REFUGEE

19. An Upper, a Downer And a Mother
20. The Unexpected Rebel
21. Real Liberation
22. Mistaken Identity
23. Can Words Be Violence?
24. Freedom, Finally
25: Lily in the Field: Wake-Up Call

WHAT CHANGE MEANS

26. For BLM, Do All Black Lives Matter?
27. When Purity Pollutes
28. Meet the Egobrain
29. Choosing Integrity
30. The Show Must Go On
31. America’s Seizure

A NEW IDENTITY

32. Lily In The Field: Many-Sided, Many-Sighted
33. We The Plurals
34. Friends On Opposite Sides
35. Listening Without Agreeing
36. Lily For President?
37. Social -- No, Sociopathic -- Media
38. Sassy But Classy
39. About Those Trolls…
40. Lily In The Field: Run!

WHY (AND HOW) TO NOT BE OFFENDED

41. Lily In The Field: Trust Issues
42. Reforming A White Nationalist
43. Tolerating The Intolerant?
44. Normalizing Empathy
45. Safe Spaces For All!
46. Lily In The Field: Blunt Talk

RETHINKING POWER AND PRIVILEGE

47. The Elephants In The Room
48. Welcome To America – Not
49. Power “Out There” And Power “In Here”
50. Did Women Co-Create The Alt-Right?
51. Privilege As A Blessing

RETHINKING MULTICULTURALISM

52. Lily In The Field: Live and Forgive
53. Diversity Day At The Office
54. Humans Are Groupies
55. Should We Celebrate Bad Traditions Too?
56. Even In Canada
57. Ben Franklin, Founding Farter

RETHINKING COURAGE

58. Lily In The Field: Letting Go
59. The Killer Cuddle
60. “Ballsy”?
61. Offend Yourself
62. Coward For Congress
63. Friends On Opposite Sides, Part 2
64. Moral Courage
65. When Isn’t Talk Cheap?

THE LESSONS OF LILY

66. POOP Time
67. Amazing Grace
68. CCRAP Time
69. Colonized By CCRAP?
70. How To Keep the Wheels Moving: Tips 1-7
71. Friends: Tips 8-10
72. Educating For Honest Diversity