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Racial Justice Book Discussion: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
August 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021
Summer book read & discussion – Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson.
Zoom link: Caste Series (Meeting ID: 875 8082 7019, Passcode: NP375).
RJT has two large print copies available for lending, contact Tina Klein.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings.
|Tuesday Dates||Book Part|
|3-Aug-21||Parts 1 & 2|
|31-Aug-21||Parts 6 & 7 & Epilogue|