Rise Up, Speak Out!
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021

This is our world, and it’s up to us to make it one we want to live in. Sometimes that means taking a knee, and sometimes that means rising up. Join author Candace Buford and award-winning sociologist and writer Crystal Marie Fleming for a conversation on standing up to racial injustice and our collective responsibility to speak out.

  • Moderator: Rosalind Oliphant, Founding Director of the Austin African American Book Festival
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event.
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
  • Book(s): Click the book cover(s) below to purchase through BookPeople, Texas Book Festival’s partner bookseller. Your purchase helps support the author(s), independent bookselling, and the Texas Book Festival. Thank you.

Candace Buford, Crystal M. Fleming, Kneel, Rise Up! How You Can Join the Fight Against White Supremacy


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