ABL Racial Justice Study Group

Our study group meets monthly to discuss readings and films related to a racial justice topic. Attendees read/view the material prior to attending, and we come together to discuss.

 

 
 

february: #blacklivesmatter

Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele with a foreword by Angela Davis
When They Call You a Terrorist (252 pages)

Meeting date: Saturday, February 24, 10am-Noon

See our event page for more information and to RSVP

 
Recent readings are listed below for reference:

august 2017: james baldwin on racism in america

Film - I Am Not Your Negro

The film is available for free on Amazon Prime.

Meeting date: Thursday, August 24, 6-9pm. Please note the difference in day of week and time from most other study group meetings. We will screen the film as the first half of our meeting, from 6-7:30pm. Pizza will be provided!

 

SEPTEMBER: BACK TO SCHOOL

Bronwyn Harris
Literally Unbelievable: Stories from an East Oakland Classroom (157 pages)

Meeting date: Tuesday, September 26, 7:30-9pm

 

october: living within the violence of white supremacy

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Between the World and Me (176 pages)

Meeting date: Tuesday, October 24, 7:30-9pm

 

january 2018: CHRONICLING RACISM IN U.S. HISTORY

David R. Roediger
How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon (272 pages)

Meeting date: Saturday, January 27, 10am-Noon