How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing & Resistance

How to Read a Protest

By L.A. Kauffman. Delves into the history of America’s major demonstrations, beginning with the 1963 March on Washington, to reveal the ways protests work and how their character has shifted over time. Using the signs that demonstrators carry as clues to how protests are organized, the book explores the relationship between the way movements are made and the impact they have. Sheds light on the power of collective action and the decentralized, bottom-up, women-led model for organizing that has transformed what movements look like and what they can accomplish. Read more.