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The Resource Allow me to retort. : a black guy's guide to the Constitution, Elie Mystal

Allow me to retort. : a black guy's guide to the Constitution, Elie Mystal

Label
Allow me to retort. : a black guy's guide to the Constitution
Title
Allow me to retort.
Title remainder
a black guy's guide to the Constitution
Statement of responsibility
Elie Mystal
Title variation
Black guy's guide to the constitution
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
MSNBC legal commentator Elie Mystal thinks that Republicans are wrong about the law almost all of the time. Now, instead of talking about this on cable news, Mystal explains why in his first book. "After reading Allow Me to Retort, I want Elie Mystal to explain everything I don't understand - quantum astrophysics, the infield fly rule, why people think Bob Dylan is a good singer ..." (Michael Harriot, The Root) Allow Me to Retort is an easily digestible argument about what rights we have, what rights Republicans are trying to take away, and how to stop them. Mystal explains how to protect the rights of women and people of color instead of cowering to the absolutism of gun owners and bigots. He explains the legal way to stop everything from police brutality to political gerrymandering, just by changing a few judges and justices. He strips out all of the fancy jargon conservatives like to hide behind and lays bare the truth of their project to keep America forever tethered to its slaveholding past. Mystal brings his trademark humor, expertise, and rhetorical flair to explain concepts like substantive due process and the right for the LGBTQ community to buy a cake, and to arm listeners with the knowledge to defend themselves against conservatives who want everybody to live under the yoke of 18th-century White men. The same tactics Mystal uses to defend the idea of a fair and equal society on MSNBC and CNN are in this book, for anybody who wants to deploy them on social media. You don't need to be a legal scholar to understand your own rights. You don't need to accept the "Whites only" theory of equality pushed by conservative judges. You can listen to this book to understand that the Constitution is trash but doesn't have to be
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Mystal, Elie
Dewey number
342.73
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not applicable
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LC call number
KF4550
LC item number
.M97 2022eab
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other
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  • Constitutional law
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Sociological jurisprudence
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
  • LAW / Constitutional
  • LAW / Essays
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Essays
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Parties
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Label
Allow me to retort. : a black guy's guide to the Constitution, Elie Mystal
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Publication
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MP3 format compact disc
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
Control code
on1326281044
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 MP3 audio disc (8 hr., 37 min.)
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not applicable
Isbn
9781799789277
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mass produced
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plastic with metal
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital, MP3 format
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other
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sound disc
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1.4m. per second (discs)
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Brilliance Audio, 1704 Eaton Dr, Grand Haven, MI, USA, 49417, (616)8465256
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(OCoLC)1326281044
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Plays on MP3-CD enabled player or transfers to portable devices
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Label
Allow me to retort. : a black guy's guide to the Constitution, Elie Mystal
Publication
Note
MP3 format compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1326281044
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 MP3 audio disc (8 hr., 37 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781799789277
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, MP3 format
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
Brilliance Audio, 1704 Eaton Dr, Grand Haven, MI, USA, 49417, (616)8465256
System control number
(OCoLC)1326281044
System details
Plays on MP3-CD enabled player or transfers to portable devices
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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