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400 Years of Racism Book Discussions

In the wake of America's racial reckoning, Folio began a series of book discussions exploring the history of racism in the United States through a collection of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, curated and led by Folio librarian Lillian Dabney. Discussions are held on the first Tuesday of each month via Zoom, and are FREE AND OPEN TO ALL.

  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
    Tue, Mar 05
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    Mar 05, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Dispatches from the Diaspora by Gary Younge
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Dispatches from the Diaspora by Gary Younge
    Tue, Apr 02
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    Apr 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Selected Poems of Rita Dove
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Selected Poems of Rita Dove
    Tue, May 07
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    May 07, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellsion
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellsion
    Tue, Jun 04
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader
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    Tue, Feb 06
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    Feb 06, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
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    Tue, Jan 02
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    Jan 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
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    Tue, Dec 05
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Playing in the Dark
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Playing in the Dark
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    Tue, Nov 07
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Sanctificum
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Sanctificum
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    Tue, Oct 03
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Men We Reaped: A Memoir
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Men We Reaped: A Memoir
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    Tue, Sep 05
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God
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    Tue, Aug 01
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: RECITATIF
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: RECITATIF
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    Tue, Jun 06
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Half American
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Half American
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    Tue, May 02
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    May 02, 2023, 4:00 PM PDT – May 03, 2023, 6:00 PM PDT
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Piano Lesson
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Piano Lesson
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    Tue, Apr 04
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Wedding
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Wedding
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    Tue, Mar 07
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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    Tue, Feb 07
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    Feb 07, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
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  • 400 Years Of Racism: Art Lecture on African American Painters
    400 Years Of Racism: Art Lecture on African American Painters
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    Tue, Jan 03
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    Jan 03, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
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