Read through books spanning American history from the time of slavery through the civil rights movement to the present. In addition to discussion of the books, the group will also in engage in conversations about race in America, the current social climate and the role of the church amid all of it.
Group meets 2nd Thursday of each month, January through April, in Covenant hall 309 from 7-9pm. Led by Nicole Abdnour, Will Wellman and Kelly McCord.
Discussion Dates and books (purchase books on your own):
- January 12th: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
- February 9th: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin and “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King Jr.
- March 9th: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum
- April 20th: The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James H. Cone