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Join us for an Author Chat with adrienne maree brown, author of our Fall Exploration Track Read, Pleasure Activism.
November 6th at 3:30pm EST
Book of the Month
Join our General Track discussions and author chats for this great read in the month of November!
The Vanishing Half
The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it’s everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Many years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters’ storylines intersect?
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Curated by a cohort of graduate level of Black women researchers.
Thru January 2021
Join our Exploration Track discussions, as we delve into selection of five essays from Alice Walker’s influential collection of essays!
In Search of Our Mother's Garden
Alice Walker speaks out as a black woman, writer, mother, and feminist, in thirty-six pieces ranging from the personal to the political. Here are essays about Walker’s own work and that of other writers, accounts of the civil rights movement of the 1960s and the antinuclear movement of the 1980s, and a vivid, courageous memoir of a scarring childhood injury. Throughout the volume, Walker explores the theories and practices of feminists and feminism, incorporating what she calls the “womanist” tradition of black women.