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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: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
    Tue, Jul 02
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Going to Meet the Man: Stories by James Baldwin
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Going to Meet the Man: Stories by James Baldwin
    Tue, Aug 06
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Bluest Eye
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Bluest Eye
    Tue, Sep 03
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Don't Call Us Dead: Poems
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Don't Call Us Dead: Poems
    Tue, Oct 01
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Quicksand
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Quicksand
    Tue, Nov 05
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
    Tue, Dec 03
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  • 400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion:The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
    400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion:The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
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    Tue, Jun 04
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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
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    Tue, May 07
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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
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    Tue, Apr 02
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  • 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
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    Tue, Mar 05
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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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  • 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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  • 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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