Relevant Reads: Journey to Inclusion, 2

Please join us for a new bi-monthly book discussion series focusing on how our community and society can work toward true inclusion. Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique Morris, is the second discussion in the series.

 

August, Education: Pushout - guest, Dr Yvonne Murray-Larrier

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June, Economics: The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together - guest, LeRoy King

August, Education:  Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools - guest, Dr. Yvonne Murray-Larrier

October, Voting: One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson - guest, Dr. Christina Wolbrecht

January, Workforce: Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn - guest, Kate Lee, Director of Education and Workforce, South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce 

March, Intersectionality: Song in a Weary Throat by Pauli Murray--guest, Dr. Dé Bryant, Professor of Psychology and Director of Social Action Project, IUSB

May, Housing: The Color of Law  - guest, tbd

 

Anti-oppressive Facilitation For Democratic Process - building your facilitation skills will help you make your meetings better, more inclusive, and more fully democratic! Here are some foundational tips and suggestions that can have big impacts on your meetings.

 

Relevant Reads: The Journey to Inclusion series is a joint partnership between the St. Joseph County Public Library, the University of Notre Dame, Brain Lair Books, and a variety of community partners.

Event date: 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 8:00pm

Event address: 

South Bend, IN 46617
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The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780525509561
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Published: One World - February 16th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.
 


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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Cover Image
By Monique Morris, Mankaprr Conteh (Foreword by), Melissa Harris-Perry (Foreword by)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781620973424
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2018

The powerful (Michelle Alexander) exploration--featured by The Atlantic, Essence, the Washington Post, New York magazine, NPR, and others--of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting Black girls in schools

In a work that Lisa Delpit calls imperative reading, Monique W.


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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$16.20
ISBN: 9781635571394
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 17th, 2019

As featured in the documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award Finalist, Longlisted for the National Book Award
Best Books of the Year--Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, Bustle, NYPL


One Person, No Vote (YA edition): How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547601073
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 17th, 2019

A timely and essential history of Black voter suppression, adapted from the National Book Award longlisted adult book


Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525564171
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Published: Vintage - September 1st, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • With stark poignancy and political dispassion Tightrope addresses the crisis in working-class America while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure. This must-read book “shows how we can and must do better” (Katie Couric).


Song in a Weary Throat: Memoir of an American Pilgrimage Cover Image
By Pauli Murray, Patricia Bell-Scott (Introduction by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781631494581
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Published: Liveright - May 8th, 2018

A prophetic memoir by the activist who “articulated the intellectual foundations” (The New Yorker) of the civil rights and women’s rights movements.


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

New York Times Bestseller • Notable Book of the Year • Editors' Choice Selection
One of Bill Gates’ “Amazing Books” of the Year
One of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Best Books of the Year
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction
An NPR Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Hillman Prize for Nonfiction