Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience

Annette S. Marquis


Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience

Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience

  • Title: Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience
  • Author: Annette S. Marquis
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Kindle Edition



In July 2010, Unitarian Universalist Annette Marquis made the hard decision to participate in the National Day of Non compliance in Phoenix, Arizona She went there to protest the passage of SB 1070, planning to be arrested, and spent a long night in the notorious jail run by Sheriff Joe Arpaio Marquis reflects on what compelled her to action and what she learned about thIn July 2010, Unitarian Universalist Annette Marquis made the hard decision to participate in the National Day of Non compliance in Phoenix, Arizona She went there to protest the passage of SB 1070, planning to be arrested, and spent a long night in the notorious jail run by Sheriff Joe Arpaio Marquis reflects on what compelled her to action and what she learned about the struggles of migrants and people of color in Maricopa County and about being an ally in the fight for justice.


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At under 50 pages, this book will take you maybe an hour to read. But be ready to spend much longer than that reflecting on what its message means for you. What does it mean to be an advocate for social justice? How far are you willing to go to protest human rights violations? What part do you play in the struggle to overcome prejudice and inequity?Marquis describes the events of just a single 24-hour period, but it is a day that changed her life and, by its telling, many others. As I read this [...]

Marquis' memoir is brief, conversationally written, and emotionally accessible. Because the amount of theological reflection is minimal, this book invites others to ponder civil disobedience, responsibilities for one another, punishment and immigration. Hopefully readers will seek out further materials to explore those topics. It would be great to see an anthology of reflections, ethics, and theology from those who have been participating in the Standing on the Side of Love campaign - hopefully [...]


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