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Pdx Book Club: My Grandmother’s Hands
January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This book club is a virtual gathering during your lunch hour ~3rd Tuesdays at Noon
In Dec. & Jan. we will be reading & discussing
My Grandmother’s Hands; Racialized Trauma & the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts & Bodies
by Resmaa Menakem
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This PDX based book club is a great way to maintain your commitment to anti-racism work. So far we have blended fiction, race theory and non-fiction and it’s been amazing with a specific goal of white Portlander’s continuing their work and open to all. Work through a reading list that will supporting your journey of understanding of race dynamics, white supremacy and allyship. Celebrate and enjoy the amazing cannons of Black and Brown authorship. Have a little support and encouragement to keep up that work, commit to reading and hold yourself accountable to get it done and process what you are reading with the PDX book club.
Previous titles include:
Caucasia by Danzy Senna
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
Zami A new Spelling of my name by Audre Lorde
Unapologetic by Charlene Carruthers
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
How to be an AntiRacist by Ibram X Kendi
The Color Purple by Alice Walker Mindful of Race by Ruth King
Our book club will meet on the third Tuesday of each month and we encourage you to bring your lunch and your curiosity. Try to read the book but if you can’t get to it, Join us for discussion anyway!