Social Justice Book Group and Resources

All are welcome to join us on most 4th Thursdays of the month

6:30 –7:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Edmonds Library

Our next selection is Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. From the back cover: “From one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time comes an unforgettable story about the redeeming potential of mercy. Bryan Stevenson was a gifted young attorney when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, and those trapped in the furthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man sentenced to die for a notorious murder he didn’t commit….” See the discussion guide and more: https://eji.org/just-mercy

Thursday, October 24, 2019

6:30–7:30 p.m. 

Conference Room, Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds, WA 98020

Resources

10 Books About Race To Read Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things To You :https://www.bustle.com/p/10-books-about-race-to-read-instead-of-asking-a-person-of-color-to-explain-things-to-you

Other titles we have read:

Of Orcas and Men by David Neiwert

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Native Peoples of the Olympic Peninsula by the Olympic Peninsula Intertribal Cultural Advisory Committee, edited by Jacilee Wray

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo

Book Group will not meet in November and December
will meet again in January 2020

Join us!

Updated 30 September 2019

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