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

Currently using the Zoom platform

Our next meeting date is Thursday, May 28, 2020

6:30–7:30 p.m. 

Our next Social Justice Book Group selection is There There by Tommy Orange. An excerpt from the book jacket: “…Here is a voice we have never heard—a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force. Tommy Orange writes of the plight of the urban Native American, the Native American in the city, in a stunning novel that grapples with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and profound spirituality, and with a plague of addiction, abuse, and suicide….”

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:

Dear America, by Jose Antonio Vargas

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

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

Join us!

Updated 25 April 2020

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