Left Bank Books welcomes renowned activist and speaker Rev Al Sharpton, who will discuss his new book, “Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads,” on September 28 at 7pm CDT in a private online event. This is an exclusive event that requires purchase of “Rise Up” from Left Bank Books for admission. “Rise Up” is a rousing call to action for today’s turbulent political moment, drawing on lessons learned from Reverend Sharpton’s unique experience as a politician, television and radio host, and civil rights leader. Beginning with a foreword by Michael Eric Dyson and closing with Rev. Sharpton’s moving eulogy for George Floyd, “Rise Up” offers timeless lessons for anyone who’s stood at the crossroads of their personal or political life, weighing their choices of how to proceed.